Fatal road traffic collision in Portway

Sunday 14th July 2013 – 10.30am – Chris Kowalik.

A woman has died and five people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving two cars.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alcester Road, Portway shortly before 3.05pm yesterday.

Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, an advanced community paramedic, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Strensham attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A woman driver, the single occupant of one of the cars, was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There were said to be five people in the other car. A man in his thirties had a head injury and shoulder pain and was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham

“A man in his fifties was flown to the same hospital with a chest injury.

“A woman with chest pain and a man who was a ‘walking wounded’ casualty were taken in the same ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“And another man, also a ‘walking wounded’ casualty, was taken by land ambulance to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.”


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