Four injured in early hour RTC

Rapid Response Vehicle

Sunday 7th September 2014 – 9.30am – Suzie Wheaton.

Four men have received emergency treatment from ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Kielder Rise in Worcester at approximately 4.20am today.

Three ambulances, 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 on scene to find a single vehicle that is believed to have been in collision with a telegraph pole and a wall.

“The car had been carrying five men in their late teens to early twenties at the time of the incident.

“Four of the occupants were out of the vehicle on the crew’s arrival with one man found in the car in a semi-conscious state.

“The man in the car was immobilised and extricated from the vehicle, with the assistance of the fire service. The casualty was treated for chest, back and shoulder injuries before being conveyed to hospital.

“A second man was treated for a head injury at the scene. He was also immobilised and taken to hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“Two others were walking wounded and were treated for minor injuries before being conveyed in a third ambulance to hospital.

“All four casualties were conveyed to Worcester Royal Hospital.

“The fifth occupant didn’t require any further treatment from ambulance crews.”


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