Pedestrian seriously injured outside hospital

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Saturday 25th May 2013 – 10.00pm – Claire Brown.

A woman has been seriously injured after being involved in a collision with a car outside Sandwell Hospital in West Bromwich earlier this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to All Saints Way shortly after 7.00pm (Saturday). Two ambulances were quickly on scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The first ambulance was on scene in less than a minute as it was just leaving Sandwell Hospital when the 999 call came in.

“The woman pedestrian, believed to be in her 60s, sustained a fractured hip and ankle, a suspected fractured pelvis and pain in her chest and abdomen.

“Crews administered pain relief to help stabilise her and make her more comfortable whilst they continued to assess her injuries. The woman was immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a specialist trauma centre, for further emergency treatment.

“No one else was injured in the crash.”



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