Saturday 28th December 2013 – 11.55pm – Chris Kowalik.
An elderly woman has been injured in a road traffic collision in the Black Country.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly before 11am today to Holden Road, Wednesbury.
Two ambulance crews, an advanced Community Paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman, who is in her 90s and a backseat passenger in one of the cars involved in the collision, had a broken leg and a minor head injury. A vacuum splint was applied to her leg, she was given pain relief and was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
“The male driver of the same car had a minor injury; his female front-seat passenger was in shock. Both were taken to Sandwell Hospital.
“None of the occupants from the other vehicles involved in the collision were injured.”