Woman trapped upside down

Monday 17th November 2014 – 2.15pm – John Hawker.

A woman was trapped in the car she was driving after an RTC in Worcester this morning.

The crash occurred on the B4197, Hillside, just outside Martley at around 8.20am. An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had rolled over and come to rest on its roof. The woman driving was trapped in the vehicle.

“The woman, believed to be in her late 20’s, received emergency treatment at the scene for serious scalp and facial injuries. Her condition was stabilised whilst she was extricated from her car with the help of the fire service. She was trapped for around 45 minutes.

“Once the woman was released she was transferred by land ambulance to Worcester Royal Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

Ends

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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