Woman injured in collision with bus

Wednesday 9th July 2014 – 5.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.


A woman required treatment from paramedics before being taken to a major trauma centre following a collision with a bus in Wolverhampton this afternoon (Wednesday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on the A41 in Chapel Ash shortly before 4.20pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and a community paramedic to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a female pedestrian, believed to be in her 30s, who had been in collision with a bus.

“She was treated for leg, back and pelvis injuries and given pain relief on scene. She was carefully immobilised with the use of a spinal board and also had a pelvic splint applied.

“The woman was then taken on alert, to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, for further assessment.”


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