Nine taken to Hospital – A38 Crash

Ambulance and RRV

Thursday 6th June 2013 – 8.30pm . Steve Parry.

Nine patients have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision near Lichfield this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A38 and Fradley Lane, Lichfield, just before 6.45pm.

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and people carrier.

“A female and a child travelling in the car were treated at the scene by ambulance staff.  The woman received neck pain and was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to Good Hope Hospital. The child also travelled to hospital with minor injuries.

“Crews treated seven patients from the people carrier. A female was treated for neck pain and immobilised before being taken to Queen’s Hospital, Burton.

“Five children and one male were treated for minor injuries and they were all taken to Queen’s Hospital Burton for further assessment and treatment.”

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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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