Pedestrian Injured in West Bromwich

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Friday 3rd May 2013 – 11pm – Steve Parry.

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in West Bromwich this evening.

The incident occurred in Black Lake near the new Talbot Public House, just before 10pm.

An ambulance, together with a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, members of the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) including a doctor, attended the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a car.

 “A man, believed to be in his forties, was treated for head and pelvic injuries.

 “The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar, pelvic splint and placed on a spinal board. He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.

 “A doctor travelled with the patient and the hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the casualty.”

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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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