Car & Coach in RTC

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Saturday 9th March 2013 – 1.45pm – John Hawker.

A woman was trapped in the car she was driving following a serious RTC in Walsall this morning.

The crash occurred on the A454 Black Country Route, near the Keyway Junction at around 8.45am.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a coach that are believed to have been in a collision.  Both vehicles had also been in collision with the central reservation barrier.

“The woman driving the car, believed to be 23 years old, suffered multiple minor injuries including back pain.  She received emergency treatment at the scene in the car, and was immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar.  The woman was then removed from the car with the help of the fire service.

“She was transferred by land ambulance to Walsall Manor Hospital for further treatment.

“The coach was full at the time of the crash but fortunately no one was injured.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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