Pedestrian and bus in road traffic collision

Monday 24th March 2014 – 3pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man in his seventies has suffered a head injury in a collision with a bus in Dudley.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to King Street shortly before 1.15pm today.

Two ambulance crews, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended. A trauma doctor is part of the crew on board the air ambulance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The pedestrian had an isolated serious head injury and tenderness to his abdomen. His condition was stabilised at the scene. He was also anaesthetised at the scene and his airway maintained.

“Accompanied by the air ambulance doctor, the man was taken on blue-lights by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which had been put on alert.”


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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