Six injured in crash

Sunday 7th December 2014 – 9.00am – John Hawker.

Six people have been injured, two seriously following a crash between a bus and a car last night in Oldbury.

The crash occurred at the junction of Langley Green Road and Causeway Green Road around 7.50pm. Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Trusts HART and MERIT teams attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a single decker bus that had been in a serious collision.

“A woman in her 30’s, and two boys both believed to be 11 years old were travelling in the car. The woman suffered serious head, chest and pelvic injuries. The one boy suffered serious leg injuries with the second boy suffering pelvic injuries.

“All three received emergency treatment at the scene and the woman was then transferred to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major trauma unit, with the two boys being transferred to Birmingham Children’s Hospital, all in separate ambulances.

“Three people travelling on the bus suffered minor injuries. A woman and a seven year old girl received treatment and were transferred by response car to Sandwell Hospital. A man in his 20’s also received treatment for minor injuries and decided to make his own way to hospital with a friend.

“The bus driver was uninjured in the crash.”

Ends
We have no further details on this incident.

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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