Car Collides with Tree in Wythall

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Saturday 4th October 2014 – 09.30am- Steve Parry.

A motorist has been taken to hospital after her car collided with a tree near Wythall earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Druids Lane, Wythall, at just after 7.30am.

Two ambulances; a paramedic officer; a paramedic in a rapid response car and the Warwickshire and Northants Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews treated a woman in her twenties after her vehicle left the road and collided with a tree.

“The patient was initially trapped before being released by emergency services.

“The woman was treated for serious head and chest injuries. She was fully immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and anaesthetised by a doctor at the scene.

“The patient was conveyed by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment. A doctor from the air ambulance travelled with the patient and the hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the casualty.”

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