Road traffic collision in Tamworth

Saturday 11th January 2014 – 11.30am – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Tamworth today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service attended to the incident on Trinity Road in Kingsbury at approximately 1.55am this morning.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, the Hazardous Area Response Team, the West Midlands CARE team 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 situated approximately five metres off the carriageway down an embankment.

“A man, believed to be the driver of the vehicle, was found collapsed between some nearby trees. The man was treated at the scene for suspected internal injuries. Due to the nature of his injuries the casualty was fully immobilised and given an anaesthetic at the scene before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the man’s arrival.”

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