Friday 16th August 2013 – 10.40am – Steve Parry.
A pedestrian has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Bushbury, Wolverhampton this morning.
The incident occurred on the A449, Bushbury Road near the junction with the M54 at 8.50am.
An ambulance, together with a paramedic officer, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a lorry.
“A man in his twenties was treated for a pelvic injury.
“The patient was immobilised with the use of a splint, neck collar and placed on a spinal board. Pain relief was also administered to stabilise the patient before he was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”
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