Car v wall in Bilston

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Wednesday 4th June 2014 – 7.50am – Claire Brown.

Four people have been injured after the car they were in collided with a wall in Bilston in the early hours.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Hunters Close and Darlaston Lane in Bilston shortly after 0.30am this morning (Wednesday). An ambulance en route to hospital, with a patient on board, came across the incident and immediately called for back-up. Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a community paramedic were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The collision caused significant damage to the car but, miraculously, all four occupants had managed to get out of the wreckage.

“Upon assessment, crews suspected that the driver had hit the steering wheel and windscreen in the collision. Ambulance staff treated the driver at the scene for a suspected head injury before conveying to New Cross Hospital for further treatment.

“A second patient from the car suffered suspected pelvic, abdominal and chest injuries. They were treated and stabilised on scene before being immobilised with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“A third patient suffered a minor head injury and they too were taken to New Cross Hospital for further checks.

“The fourth occupant sustained a minor eye injury but didn’t require hospital treatment. They were left in the care of the police.”



Notes to Editors: No more details are available about this incident.

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