Crash in Birmingham

Saturday 22nd June 2013 – 7.50am – John Hawker.

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm it was called to a serious RTC in Shenley Lane, Northfield at around 2.20am this morning.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, and the Trusts MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had left the road and been in collision with a tree.  The car had also rolled over.

“The two occupants of the vehicle, a man and a woman, were trapped due to their injuries.

“The man believed to be in his late 20’s, and the woman, believed to be in her 30’s, both suffered serious leg injuries.  The woman also suffered pelvic and wrist injuries.

“Both patients received emergency treatment whilst trapped in the vehicle, and were then extricated with the assistance of the fire service.  They were trapped for around one hour.

“The man and woman were released and their conditions stabilised by ambulance crews.  Both were transferred by ambulances to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.”

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Notes to editors:

We have no further details on this incident.

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.

2 comments

  1. I am the woman who had the crash, would love to be able to thank everyone who saved me that night and kept my twins with their mom ❤❤❤❤

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