Pedestrian Injured in Cradley

Two Ambulances 2

Tuesday 18th November 2014  – 10.20pm – Steve Parry.

A pedestrian has been seriously injured following a road traffic collision in Cradley Heath this evening

The incident occurred in Cradley Road at just after 9pm

Two ambulances together with a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a car, which in turn had collided with the wall of a public house.

“A man believed to be in his forties was treated for serious pelvic and leg injuries.

“The patient was immobilised with the use of leg splints, a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before he was conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital further assessment and treatment.

“The driver of the car, a man thought to be in his thirties, was treated for a head injury and was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.”

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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