NOTTINGHAM POLICE has announced today (December 31) that the 10-year-old girl who was struck by an ambulance whilst out walking on December 22 has sadly died.
The young girl had been rushed to hospital after the tragic incident where she was reported to be in critical condition. However, despite receiving round the clock medical care, she sadly succumbed to her injuries today.
The ambulance which struck the child had been responding to an emergency call at the time of the collision on Low Wood Road, between Hempshill Lane and Seller’s Wood Drive in Bulwell, England.
In response to the news, Nottinghamshire Police released a statement and where they offered their sincere condolences to the little girl’s family, who have asked for privacy at this difficult time.
As Euro Weekly News understands, officers from Nottinghamshire Police’s Serious Collision Investigation Unit are continuing enquiries into the circumstances surrounding the incident. East Midlands Ambulance Service’s chief executive Richard Henderson said:
“I would like to offer my deepest condolences to the patient’s family at this very difficult time, and my thoughts are with everyone affected by this incident.
“We continue to fully co-operate with the police in their investigation into what happened, and therefore it would be inappropriate for us to make any further comment at this time.”
It is understood that anyone in the UK who witnessed the collision and has any information or dashcam footage is urged to call Nottinghamshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 650 of December 22.