Pedestrian injured in Wolverhampton

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Sunday 13th October 2013 – 6.00pm – Claire Brown.

An elderly man has been injured in a road traffic collision in Wolverhampton this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Stafford Road near to Bee Lane, Fordhouses, shortly after 10.15am today (Sunday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer, a responder paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival crews found a pedestrian who had been in collision with a car.

“The elderly man, believed to be in his 70s, sustained a head injury, shoulder and knee pain. Crews and the medic stabilised his condition on scene with pre hospital treatment and administered pain relief to the man before he was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to New Cross Hospital.

“No one else was injured in the crash.”

 

ENDS

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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