Woman seriously injured following double decker collision

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Monday 11th August 2014 – 5.45pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A woman was has been treated for serious injuries following a road traffic collision in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched an ambulance, a senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and a community first responder to the incident which took place on Carrs Lane shortly before 4.25pm this afternoon.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a pedestrian and a bus that had been in collision. On arrival at the scene crews found a woman lying in the road.

“The woman, believed to be in her 30’s, was treated for a potential pelvic injury and fractures to both of her legs. She was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and specialist treatment.”


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