Three injured, one seriously in Wolverhampton RTC

Tuesday 24th December 2013 – 11.10am – John Hawker.

Three people have been injured, one seriously following an RTC in Wolverhampton this morning.

The crash occurred on Waterloo Road, near to Molineux Stadium, at around 8.05am.  Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a Trauma Doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find three vehicles that are believed to have been in a collision.

“The passenger in one car, a woman believed to be in her 60’s, suffered serious leg and arm injuries and also suspected pelvic injuries.  Due to her injuries the woman received treatment whilst still in the car and her condition was stabilised.  She received pain relief and was extricated from the vehicle with the assistance of the fire service.  The roof was removed from the car.

“Having been immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar, the woman was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.  The hospital had been pre alerted to the woman’s arrival and her injuries.

“The male driver of the same car was uninjured in the crash.

“Two people travelling in a 4×4 vehicle, a man and woman believed to be in their late 40’s, suffered multiple minor injuries and received treatment at the scene.  Both were transferred to New Cross Hospital in the same ambulance for further treatment.

“No person in the third car was injured.”

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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