Man Airlifted After Wolverhampton Fall


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.”


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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