RTC in Tarrington

Saturday 14th December 2013 – 8.45am – Suzie Fothergill.

Two men have been treated by ambulance crews after the car they were travelling in collided with another last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident in Tarrington, Herefordshire at approximately 10.20pm yesterday.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a MARS BASICS doctor and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor, were dispatched to the scene.

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

“One of the cars had been carrying two occupants. The passenger, a man, was treated for suspected internal injuries. He was fully immobilised and extricated from the car before being conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The driver, a man, was treated for a suspected head injury. The man was fully immobilised and conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The driver of the second car, also a man, was assessed at the scene but did not require any further hospital treatment.”


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