A BOY has been treated for serious injuries after being hit by a car in Leominster.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham was scrambled after the crash in Etnam Street on Thursday lunchtime (August 4).

The street was closed as police, paramedics and a fire crew attended the scene.

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West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was called to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Etnam Street at 1.50pm.

One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.


On arrival, crews discovered the pedestrian, a boy, who was treated for a serious, but not life-threatening, injury, before being taken to Hereford Hospital by land ambulance.

A woman was also assessed at the scene but was able to be discharged.

Hereford and Worcester Fire and Rescue Service was also called, sending a crew from Leominster.


A spokesperson said the service was called at 2.01pm to make a vehicle safe after the crash

They said a child casualty was in the care of the ambulance service.