Trio injured in Bewdley RTC

Saturday 12th April 2014 – 7am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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Three people had to be taken to be hospital after the horse and cart they were travelling in was involved in a collision with a car in Bewdley last night (Friday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near to The Running Horse public house on Long Bank just before 8.40pm. Three ambulances, a rapid response paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT trauma team were despatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered three people who had been injured when the horse and cart they were travelling in had been in collision with a car.

“The first patient, a man in his 30s, was assessed and treated for leg and hip pain and was immobalised with the use of a spinal board.

“A woman in her 30s was treated for a fractured left arm whilst the third patient, a young girl, was assessed and treated for a fractured ankle and back pain.

“All three patients were conveyed by ambulances in convoy to Worcester Royal Hospital.

“The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of all three patients and of their conditions.

“The horse was also hit in the collision but did not appear to be injured.

“The driver of the vehicle did not suffer any injuries.”

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