Girl airlifted to hospital after being hit by car

A 12-year-old girl was airlifted to hospital after being hit by a car in Coventry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was called shortly before 16:00 BST on Tuesday to the crash between a pedestrian and a car on Sewall Highway.

An ambulance, a paramedic and an air ambulance arrived within nine minutes, the service added.

The girl was treated at the scene, stabilised and then airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, a spokeswoman said.

West Midlands Police said the girl was taken to hospital as a precaution and has since been discharged.

It appealed for any witnesses or people with dashcam footage to come forward.

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