Two-year-old girl saved after 12 minute resuscitation

Emergency services saved the life of a two-year-old girl after she was critically injured in a head-on car crash by resuscitating her for 12 minutes.

Credit: PA

The girl was travelling with a male driver and another young passenger when they hit a car driving the other way outside a school in West Horsley.

An officer from Surrey's road unit and one from the response unit battled to save the girl - giving her 12 minutes of resuscitation until paramedics arrived.

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Excellent work by 1 of our officers and 1 from the response unit, 12 minutes of CPR on a 2 yr old kept her alive until paramedics arrived

She was then airlifted to St George's Hospital in Tooting with critical injuries following Wednesday's crash in West Horsley.