Wednesday 21st May 2014 – 9.30pm – Claire Brown.
A man who was crushed by a car in Stourport on Severn earlier this evening received advanced pre-hospital treatment by ambulance staff before being taken to hospital in a critical condition.
The incident happened on Manor Road in Stourport on Severn shortly after 7.00pm (Wednesday). An ambulance, a community paramedic, a paramedic officer and the MERIT trauma doctor attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found bystanders administering excellent CPR on a man in cardiac arrest. The man suffered serious crush injuries after the car he was working underneath fell on top of him.
“Ambulance staff took over resuscitation efforts and administered advanced medical interventions to help restart his heart. The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a regional trauma centre. The doctor continued vital emergency treatment en route to hospital.”