Monday 28th July 2014 – 6.18pm – Murray MacGregor.
A woman has been airlifted to a major trauma centre with potentially life threatening injuries after a collision with a car.
The crash happened at about 4.30pm at the junction of the Wolverhampton Ring Road and Waterloo Road.
An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from RAF Cosford, which was carrying two MERIT trauma doctors on board were sent to the scene. Another ambulance came across it and stopped to offer assistance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The Trust received no fewer than 11 999 calls about the incident.
“Unfortunately, the woman pedestrian who was estimated to be in her 20s had suffered very serious injuries.
“Due to her condition, she was anaesthetised at the scene before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where medics were on standby to receive her.
“On departing the scene, she was said to be in a critical condition.
“The man driving the car was uninjured in the incident.”