Monday 8th September 2014 – 21.30pm – Steve Parry.
A motorist has been taken to hospital after his car collided with a tree near Redditch earlier today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A448 and the A441 at just after 9.30am.
An ambulance together with a paramedic officer, a paramedic in a rapid response car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews treated a man in his twenties after his car left the road and collided with a tree.
“The patient was treated for serious back injuries. He had also sustained facial lacerations and abdominal pain. He was given pain relief by a doctor at the scene and fully immobilised before being taken to hospital.
“The patient was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”