RTC in Smethwick


Saturday 4th October 2014 – 9.30pm – Steve Parry

A man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Smethwick this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Rolfe Street and Rabone Lane at just after 8pm.

One ambulance and the WM CARE team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews found the driver trapped in his car with serious injuries.

“The patient, believed to be in his fifties, was treated for serious head, chest and pelvic injuries.

“The casualty was rapidly extricated from the vehicle and immobilised before being conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”



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