RTC Halesowen

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Tuesday 30th September 2014 – 7.45pm – Steve Parry.

A teenager has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Halesowen this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Grange Road at just after 5pm.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle; a community paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulances based at Cosford were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews attended a collision between a lorry and van.

“A woman passenger in the van, believed to be 17 years old, was trapped for a short time. She received treatment for a leg injury. The woman was immobilised using a splint, neck collar and spinal board. She was given pain relief before being conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by land ambulance.”

 

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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