Friday 5th April 2013 – 8.30am – Suzie Fothergill.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in the Black Country last night.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident which took place on a roundabout at the junction of Shrubbery Avenue, Bell Street and Dudley Road in Tipton shortly after 7.10pm last night.
One ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found two cars that had been in collision.
“The driver and front seat passenger from one of the vehicles were reported to have been ejected from the car. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was found lying on the floor in the middle of the roundabout. The man was treated for a head injury and fully immobilised before being conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
“The front seat passenger, a 19-year-old woman was treated for minor injuries and was conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment.
“No one else was injured in this incident.”