Pedestrian treated for injuries after collision

Thursday 30th October 2014 – 6.40am – Suzie Wheaton.

A young man has been treated for injuries after being in collision with a car in Birmingham last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a pedestrian that had been in collision with a car outside the University on the Bristol Road in Selly Oak shortly after 11.45pm yesterday evening.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a trauma doctor and a critical care paramedic, were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews treated a young man who had sustained injuries to his head, arm and chest. The man, who was conscious throughout, was fully immobilised and conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”

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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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