Car collides with house

WMAS Logo on side of RRV 3

Wednesday 5th March 2014 – 8.15am – Suzie Fothergill.

Ambulance crews were called to a property in Walsall after a car collided into it during the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wayside Walk in Walsall shortly after 1.15am today.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, the hazardous area response 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: “Crews arrived to find a car that had been in collision with a house. Both the car and the house had sustained significant damage.

“The driver of the car, a man believed to be in his late 20’s, was out of the vehicle of the crew’s arrival. He was treated at the scene for a fractured arm and a potential ankle injury. The man was fully immobilised and conveyed to Walsall Manor Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The two occupants from the house, a woman and a child, were evacuated from the property and fortunately had not suffered any injuries.”


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