Lorry v car in Kidderminster

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Thursday 27th February 2014 – 2.15pm – Claire Brown.

A woman has escaped serious injury after her car was in collision with an articulated lorry in Kidderminster earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A456 Park Butts Ringway just after 10.00am this morning (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and a senior paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The woman’s car had suffered extensive damage after being in collision with a lorry. The 53 year old woman and soul occupant of the car suffered neck and shoulder injuries.

“The three paramedics and technician worked with the fire service to carefully extricate her from the car and onto a spinal board to keep her fully immobilised. The woman, who was also suffering from the effects of shock, was taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was uninjured.”

 

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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