Car leaves carriageway and collides with wall

CRAVEN ARMS - 28.11.14

Friday 28th November – 9.30pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A woman has been treated after the car she was travelling in left the carriageway and collided with a wall.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched an ambulance, a senior paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor, the Trust’s MERIT team and a rapid response vehicle from the Midlands Air Ambulance base in Cosford to the incident on the B4368 in Diddlebury, Craven Arms at approximately 6.15pm this evening.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find a car that had left the carriageway and had collided with a stone wall at the bottom of an embankment.

“Emergency services at the scene worked together to help free the woman, who was trapped in her vehicle for over an hour. The woman, believed to be 21 years of age, was treated for injuries to her head, pelvis and leg.

“She was given advanced pain relief at the scene and was fully immobilised before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The hospital was pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the arrival of the woman.”

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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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