A TEENAGE boy has suffered potentially serious injuries in a crash which closed a main road in Worcester.

The incident happened in Ombersley Road, Worcester, this afternoon as police and ambulance crews rushed to the scene.

A spokesperson for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 3.47pm to a road traffic collision involving a car and a pedestrian at the junction of Checketts Road and Ombersley Road in Claines, Worcester.

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"One ambulance, a paramedic officer the Midland Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene. Upon arrival we found a teenage boy who was the pedestrian. He was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained potentially serious injuries. He received treatment at the scene before being conveyed to Birmingham Childrens Hospital for further assessment.”

West Mercia Police has closed the road and also extended the closure which runs between Beckett Road and Droitwich Road.