Two pedestrians injured in RTC

Sunday 22nd September 2013 – 6.40pm – Suzie Fothergill.

Two pedestrians have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Slade Road in Erdington shortly before 11.15am this morning.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a van and two pedestrians that had been in collision.

“The first pedestrian, a woman in her 80’s, was treated for injuries to her pelvis and head. She was fully immobilised and conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The second pedestrian, a man of similar age, was treated for pelvic and chest injuries. The man was fully immobilised and conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and specialist treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the arrival of both of the patients.”


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