Pedestrian seriously injured

Monday 6th May 2013 – 6.35pm – John Hawker.

A pedestrian has been seriously injured in an RTC in Birmingham this afternoon.

The crash occurred on Coventry Road, Yardley at around 3.15pm. Two rapid response vehicles, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

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

“The man suffered serious head and chest injuries and received emergency treatment at the scene. The man was anaesthetised by the Doctor and was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the man’s arrival and his serious injuries.

“Unfortunately, the man’s injuries were considered life threatening.”

Ends
We have no further details on this incident.

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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