Thursday 12th September 2013 – 3.45pm – Suzie Fothergill.
A man has been injured following a road traffic collision on the Shropshire boarder today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched a rapid response vehicle, a BASICS doctor and the Trust’s MERIT team, consisting of a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor to the incident on the B4393 in Llandrinio at 7.40am this morning. The Welsh Ambulance Service was also in attendance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a single car that had been in collision with a tree. The vehicle had sustained significant damage.
“The driver, a man, was trapped in the car for approximately 30 minutes. The man was treated for a head injury and extricated from the vehicle. He was fully immobilised and conveyed to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital by the Welsh Ambulance Service for further assessment and treatment.”