Young children are feared to have been injured after a car hit a number of pedestrians outside a primary school this morning. Ambulance crews said they were treating six people at the scene near Springhill Academy in Burntwood, West Midlands. They were injured shortly after 8.30am at a time when the area would have been busy with parents dropping off their children.
Three ambulances were initially called to the scene along with police vehicles. A school spokesman said: ‘We are aware of an incident outside school this morning however, at this stage, we are unable to make a comment.’ An ambulance spokesman told the Birmingham Mail: ‘We were called to Springhill Road, Burntwood, at around 8.36am today. ‘Six people have been injured. We are still assessing the injuries. Three ambulances are currently at the scene.’