Man Trapped in Weoley Crash

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Saturday 4th May 2013 – 5pm – Steve Parry.

An elderly man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Weoley Castle this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Black Hayes Road at approximately 11.40am.

 An ambulance, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) were sent to the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews found a car on its side in the garden of a property after it had collided with a garage wall.  

 “A man in his eighties was trapped in the vehicle for over an hour before being extricated by the emergency services.

 “The driver was treated for chest and pelvic injuries. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.”

 

 

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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