Sunday 19th May 2013 – 7am – Steve Parry.
A woman has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in the Moseley area of Birmingham this morning. (SUNDAY)
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Brook Road and Effingham Road just after 1.10am.
An ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and tree.
“A female driver appears to have been ejected from the vehicle and was found under the car.
“The woman in her twenties was released by emergency crews and was found to be in cardiac arrest.
“Medics commenced advanced life support and the patient was also treated for serious leg and pelvic injuries. The patient was immobilised with the use of splints, neck collar and place on a spinal board.
“The patient was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. A doctor travelled with the patient and the hospital was alerted to her serious condition.”