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11-year-old struck by pick-up truck outside of school taken to hospital

Shaun Reynolds 13th Oct, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

AN 11-YEAR-OLD school pupil has been injured after a collision with a pick-up truck outside his school.

The incident happened just before 3.15pm outside Woodfield School in Hawthorn Lane, Coventry.

An ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived the boy was in a distressed state and the pick-up truck had damage in the middle of the bonnet.

“The boy was conscious but had a head injury.

“He was treated at the scene by ambulance staff and the doctor from the aircraft.

“After stabilising his condition, he was taken on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire with the doctor travelling on the back of the ambulance with the crew.”