A BOY was taken to hospital with serious injuries after being hit by a car in Halesowen yesterday (Thursday December 21).

The incident happened on Landsdowne Road shortly before 4pm.

Paramedics treated the youngster at the scene before taking him to hospital.

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to reports of a collision between a car and pedestrian on Landsdowne Road at 3.43pm yesterday.

“One ambulance, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor with a Critical Care Paramedic, a BASICS doctor and a Community First Responder attended the scene.

“On arrival we discovered one patient, a boy, who was the pedestrian.

“He was treated for serious injuries, not believed to be life-threatening, before being taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital.”