Woman airlifted after crash

Monday 29th July 2013 – 6.51pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a lorry on a major Black Country route.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Cinder Bank Island, on the Dudley Southern Bypass at shortly after 3.50pm today.

Two paramedic officers, an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman, who was estimated to be about 50 years old had suffered multiple injuries to her legs, pelvis and head.

“The air ambulance landed on the roundabout. The trauma doctor on board anaesthetised the woman at the scene before she was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“There were no other injuries. The dog that the woman was with was uninjured and was being taken to a local vet by police.”



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