Thursday 27th June 2013 – 7.30pm – Steve Parry.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Kidderminster this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Habberley Lane, Franche, just after 3.45pm.
Two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer, together with the Midlands Air Ambulance based at Cosford, were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and a 4×4 vehicle.
“A woman in her eighties travelling as a passenger in the car was treated for serious chest, neck and arm injuries. The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being taken by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. A doctor from the air ambulance travelled with the patient.
“The car driver, a man in his eighties, was treated for back, neck and internal injuries. He was also immobilised before being conveyed to the same hospital by land ambulance. The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of both patients.
“The driver of the 4×4 vehicle was assessed at the scene before being released.
“The air ambulance landed at the Rugby Club in Kidderminster.”