Road traffic collision in Wombourne

Case 1441 28.4.13 05   Wombourne rtc

Sunday 28th April 2013 – 5.05pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has been taken to hospital after the car he was driving collided with a single decker bus in south Staffordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Billy Burns Lane, Wombourne shortly before 2.10pm today.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance crews attended. Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Fire crews assisted ambulance crews in releasing the trapped driver, a man in his fifties, from his car. He was immobilised and given pain relief before being transported to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. His wife, who was a passenger in the car, suffered minor injuries and travelled to hospital with him.

“Two people on the bus were assessed and discharged at the scene.”

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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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