Friday 6th December 2013 – 9am – Steve Parry.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian on Peartree Lane, Dudley, shortly before 7.15am this morning.
Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Medical Emergency Incident Response Team (MERIT) were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man in his sixties had sustained arm injuries and a laceration to his head after being in collision with a car.
“The patient was given pain relief at the scene and immobilised with the use of a head collar and spinal board before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”