Pedestrian taken to major trauma centre after collision


Wednesday 3rd September 2014 – 8.30am – Suzie Wheaton.

A pedestrian has suffered multiple injuries after being in collision with a car in Staffordshire yesterday.

Ambulance crews were called to the collision on Glascote Road in Tamworth shortly after 8.55pm last night.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian and a car that had been in collision. The pedestrian, a man in his 60’s, was treated for multiple injuries to his head, collar bone and hip.

“The man was fully immobilised at the scene and conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The trauma doctor travelled on board the ambulance with the crew continuing to provide emergency treatment to the patient whilst en route to hospital.”


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