22nd Feb, 2019

Girl remains in serious condition five days after being hit by bus in Coventry

Editorial Correspondent 12th Feb, 2019 Updated: 12th Feb, 2019

A GIRL, 14, remains in a serious condition in hospital five days after being hit by a bus in Coventry.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson today confirmed she is in hospital in a ‘serious but stable’ state.

Emergency services were called to Stoney Stanton Road in Coventry at 6.16pm last Thursday (February 7).

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Critical Care Car rushed to the scene.

A West Midlands Police spokesperson last week said: “Police are investigating a serious collision on Stoney Stanton Road in Foleshill, Coventry, after an out of service bus hit a cyclist just before 6.30pm last night (Thursday, February 7).

“The 14-year-old girl was taken to hospital with a serious head injury, where she remains today (Friday, February 8).

“The bus driver is helping police with enquiries.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said last week: “Crews arrived to find a girl who was seriously injured following a collision with a bus.

“She received treatment at the scene, including specialist trauma care, before being transported to Birmingham Children’s Hospital in a serious condition.

“Nobody else was injured in the incident.”

Anyone with information should contact police via Live Chat at west-midlands.police.uk between 8am and midnight or call 101 anytime.

Crimestoppers can be called anonymously on 0800 555 111. Quote log number 2068 of February 7.

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