A schoolgirl was taken to hospital after being hit by a car on a busy Black Country road.

The 13-year-old injured in Portway Road, near to the junction of Hanover Road yesterday (Wednesday, January 10) shortly after school finishing time at around 3.40pm.

Though the teen was not seriously injured, she was treated on scene and later taken to hospital for head, shoulder and arm injuries.

A woman in her 30s was also treated on scene for 'shock'.



West Midlands Police confirmed they attended the scene.

A spokesperson said: "We were alerted to reports that a child was hit by a car at the junction of Hanover Road and Portway Road in Rowley Regis at around 3.40pm yesterday afternoon.

"A 13-year-old girl received minor injuries."

West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene and treated the girl for her injuries.



A statement from the service read: "We were called to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian at the junction of Portway Road/Hanover Road in Rowley Regis at 3.30pm yesterday afternoon.

"Two ambulances attended and treated a 13 year old girl who had sustained relatively minor injuries to her head, shoulder and multiple abrasions to her arms.

"She was given pain relief on scene and her wounds were dressed before she was taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further checks.

"A 2nd patient, a woman in her 30s, was treated on scene for the effects of shock and was taken to hospital as a precaution."

Police urged anyone with information to contact them on 101 and quote log number 1422 11/01/18.