Man Airlifted from Allscott Crash

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Thursday 27th June 2013 – 11.30am – Steve Parry.

Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the B4394 at Allscott, between Shrewsbury and Telford.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene just after 9.40am. An off duty paramedic came across the incident and dealt with the patients until medical assistance arrived.

One ambulance, 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 two cars.

“A man in his twenties was trapped in the car. He was released and treated for serious chest and abdominal injuries together with a fractured arm. The patient was given pain relief treatment and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The driver of the second car, a man in his forties, was treated for neck, back and shoulder pain. He was given pain relief before being conveyed to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by land ambulance.”

 

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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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