Pedestrian v reversing car


Sunday 4th August 2013 – 6.15pm – Claire Brown.

A man has been taken to hospital after a reversing car collided with him in Birmingham.

The incident happened in a garage in Leopold Street, Highgate at 12.40pm this afternoon (Sunday). Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “A car had reportedly collided with a man whilst reversing into a garage, pinning him against another car.

“The 33-year-old man suffered fractures to both of his legs in the incident and was in significant pain. The man was given pain relief before his legs were immobilised with vacuum splints. Crews then conveyed him to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for emergency treatment.”



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