Van crash

Friday 16th May 2014 – 11.55am – Chris Kowalik.

A van was on its side but it’s trapped driver was standing up in it following a collision in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call at 7.59am today to go to Wolverhampton Road South in Quinton.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A VW Caddy had collided with a lorry and landed on its side. Its driver, a man in his thirties, was standing up in it but couldn’t get out. The driver of another van initially helped keep the scene clear for the emergency services by blocking the road to other traffic.

“The driver of the Caddy was freed with the help of the fire service and was immobilised as a precaution. He was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”


WMAS Logo on side of RRV 3

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