Man Airlifted After Wolverhampton Fall

HMED 03 at QEHB

Wednesday 12th June 2013 – 12.30pm – Steve Parry.

A man has been airlifted to hospital after reportedly falling from a bridge onto the Wolverhampton ring road this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near the railway station at around 10.50am.

An ambulance crew, a responder paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A man, believed to be in his thirties, had reportedly been injured after falling from a bridge.

“The man received serious head, chest and pelvic injuries.  A doctor from the Midlands Air Ambulance anaesthetised the patient before he was immobilised fully with a neck collar and spinal board and airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”

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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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