Friday 3rd May 2013 – Steve Parry – 1.20pm
A man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Bromsgrove this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to an incident on Stourbridge Road, Catshill at approximately 11.56am.
Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The ambulance service responded to a report of a car colliding with a tree.
“Crews treated a man in his fifties who was found to be in cardiac arrest at the scene.
“The patient was given immediate advanced life support by medics. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being taken by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.
“An air ambulance doctor travelled with the patient and the hospital was pre alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”