A pedestrian has suffered a serious head injury following a collision with a van tonight

Tuesday 4th November– 7.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Ambulance 7

A pedestrian has suffered a significant head injury and been taken to one of the region’s major trauma centres following a collision with a van in Birmingham this evening (Tuesday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Genners Lane in Bartley Green shortly after 5.40pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and two paramedic officers to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian and a small van that had been in collision. The van was found to have suffered minor damage to the front and driver’s side.

“The pedestrian, a 26-year-old woman, was treated at the scene for a serious head injury. She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and once her condition had been stabilised, she was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.

“The driver of the van was assessed by crews on scene, but had not suffered any injuries.”


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