Woman seriously injured

Monday 22nd April 2013 – 4.50pm – John Hawker.

A woman has been seriously injured after being in collision with a bus in Birmingham this morning.

The incident occurred near the Junction of Church Road and Bristol Road, Northfield, at around 10.30am. 

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman being treated by an off duty member of WMAS Patient Transport Services staff who had come across the incident and stopped to help.

“The woman, believed to be in her 60’s, suffered a serious head injury.  She received emergency treatment at the scene and was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“Whilst at the scene, a passer-by was taken ill and also needed to be treated by ambulance crews.  The woman, believed to be in her 30’s, and not involved in the RTC, was transferred by a land ambulance to the same hospital for further treatment.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident. 

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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