Road traffic collision in Shrewsbury

Sunday 31st March 2013 – 2.05pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman has been flown to hospital following a collision with a car in Shrewsbury.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the Cathedral Town Walls shortly before 10.30am today.

Two ambulance crews, a senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman, who is in her eighties had abrasions to her head, a suspected fractured pelvis, a suspected broken leg and a suspected abdominal injury.

“Drugs and pain relief were administered. She was sedated, anaesthetised at the scene and her airway maintained.

“She was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

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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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