Road traffic collision in Telford

Saturday 30th November 2013 – 7.50pm – Chris Kowalik.

Four people have been injured in a collision involving two cars in Telford.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Roden Lane shortly before 4.20pm today.

Four ambulances, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT trauma team of a trauma doctor and a critical care practitioner in a rapid response vehicle attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A woman in her eighties who was a passenger in one of the cars involved had chest and back pain and an abdominal injury and lacerations. Her wounds were dressed, a pelvic splint was applied, she was immobilised and given oxygen and pain relief. Accompanied in the ambulance by the trauma doctor, she was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire. The hospital had been put on alert.

“Her driver, a man in his forties, was taken to the same hospital. He had chest and abdominal pain and a suspected pelvic injury. He was immobilised by the ambulance crew before going to hospital.

“A man in his sixties who was driving the other car involved in the collision had chest pain and a suspected fractured rib. His passenger, a woman in her forties, had chest pain. Both were taken to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.”



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