RTC in Birmingham

Wednesday 8th January 2014 – 8.40am – Suzie Fothergill.

Two pedestrians and a car driver have been injured in a road traffic collision in Birmingham last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Bristol Street shortly after 10.55pm yesterday evening.

Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer 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 a car that had been in collision with a taxi and two pedestrians. It is also believed that the car had been in collision with a wall.

“The driver of the car, a man, was treated for leg and pelvic injuries. The man was fully immobilised and extricated from the vehicle before being conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“Two pedestrians were also injured. The first man was reportedly knocked out in the incident. He was treated at the scene and conveyed to City hospital. The second man was treated for an arm injury and was conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.”


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