Man Impaled on Fence


Monday 12th August 2013 – 8am – Steve Parry.

A man has been taken to hospital after being impaled on a metal fence in Stourbridge during the early hours of Monday morning

The incident occurred in Bridgnorth Road, Wollaston, Stourbridge at just after 1.30am.

An ambulance, together with a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man impaled on a metal fence.

“Part of the fence was cut away before the man, believed to be in his thirties, was treated by ambulance staff for an injury to his thigh.

“The patient was stabilised at the scene before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”


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