Fatal road traffic collision in Walsall

Thursday 25th April 2013 – 7.40am – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died and three people have been taken to hospital following a collision involving two cars in Walsall.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Lichfield Road at 10.20pm last night (Wednesday).

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, the MERIT trauma team of a doctor and a critical care practitioner, the Hazardous Area Response Team and three ambulance crews attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “There were two people in each car.

“A man was confirmed dead at the scene. A woman who was in the same car had leg injuries. She was immobilised and was taken to New Cross Hospital.

“A mother and daughter from the other vehicle both had internal injuries. They were both immobilised and were taken to Walsall Manor Hospital.”

Ends

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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