Friday 11th July 2014 – 8.30am – Chris Kowalik.
A man has been taken to a major trauma centre after the car he was driving collided with a telegraph pole and overturned in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Craddock Street, Whitmore Reams, shortly after 10.40pm yesterday (Thursday).
Three rapid response vehicles staffed by an advanced community paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT trauma team attended. An ambulance also attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver, a man in his forties, was drifting in and out of consciousness. He had a broken wrist and suspected head and abdominal injuries. “He was anaesthetised at the scene and his airway maintained and was taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”