Road traffic collision in Digbeth

Saturday 19th April 2014 – 10.30am – Chris Kowalik.

Two people have been injured in a collision involving two cars in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to High Street, Digbeth shortly before 3am today.

A paramedic who was working at West Midlands Ambulance Service’s City Centre Treatment Unit in Broad Street was sent to the scene, along with a paramedic area support officer, the MERIT trauma team and two ambulance crews.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “One of the injured was trapped and was freed with the help of the fire service. He’s in his thirties and had a broken leg and a suspected fractured pelvis. The injuries were treated at the scene by ambulance personnel. He was then taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

RTC Digbeth 19-04-14

“A second person was taken to City Hospital.”

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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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