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

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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 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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