Wednesday 12th March 2014 – 4.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a significant road traffic collision in Birmingham today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Lincoln Road North in Acocks Green at approximately 1.20pm this afternoon.
Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews found two cars that had been involved in a significant collision.
“The driver of the first vehicle had managed to get himself out of the car and was found lying on the floor. The man, believed to be in his 30’s, was treated for serious multiple injuries to his legs, abdomen and pelvis. He was given pain relief and fully immobilised at the scene before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
“The driver of the second vehicle, a woman believed to be in her 60’s, was extricated from the car with the assistance of the fire service. The woman was treated at the scene for a fractured leg. She was given pain relief and immobilised before being transferred to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”