Pedestrian Injured in Erdington


Friday 25th April 2014 – 8.30pm – Steve Parry.

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Erdington this evening.

The incident occurred in Spring Lane just after 5.40pm.

An ambulance together with a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a car.

“A man in his fifties was treated for serious head and chest injuries.

“The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before he was conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”

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