Saturday 9th August 2014 – 9.30pm – Chris Kowalik.
A young man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in which the car he was in overturned in the Black Country.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Sutton Road, Walsall, shortly before 11.50pm last night (Friday).
The MERIT trauma team of a trauma doctor and critical care practitioner attended in a rapid response vehicle along with a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his twenties, had head and chest injuries.
“His head wounds were dressed and he was fully immobilised and given pain relief. He was then taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”