Ambulance and car in collision

Friday 24th October 2014 – 10.40am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm one of its ambulance vehicles was involved in a collision with a car in Station Road, Yardley shortly after 8.20am this morning.

The ambulance was responding with blue lights and sirens to a medical case when it was in collision with a car.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “As a result of the collision, three people required treatment before all being taken to Heartlands Hospital.

“One crew member, a man, was treated on scene for a shoulder injury before being taken to hospital.

“From the car, two patients had to be cut free with the help of the fire service.

“The front seat passenger, a female teenager, was treated by crews for minor chest and leg injuries.

“The rear seat passenger of the vehicle was treated for minor leg, shoulder and neck injuries.”

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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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