Road traffic collision in Aston

Sunday 10th August 2014 – 7.30pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman appears to have escaped serious injury after the car she was in collided with a lamppost, crushing the side of the car she was in.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Witton Road, Aston, Birmingham, shortly after 10.05am today.

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman was a passenger in the car and her side door had been pushed in significantly.

“She had pain in her side and a small cut to one hand. She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and scoop stretcher. A pelvic splint was also applied. She was given fluids and pain relief intravenously before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and any necessary treatment from its major trauma centre.”

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