Women injured as car collides with tree

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Wednesday 17th December 2014 – 11.45am – Suzie Wheaton.

Three women have received emergency medical treatment after the car they were travelling in collided with a tree in Sutton Coldfield today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle to the incident on Kingsbury Road in Minworth at approximately 7.20am this morning.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance crews arrived on scene to find a single car that had left the carriageway and had been in collision with a tree.

“Five people had been travelling in the vehicle at the time of the incident. Four of the occupants were out of the car on the crew’s arrival with one occupant trapped inside.

“The trapped woman, who was a rear seat passenger in the car, was treated for leg and shoulder injuries and a suspected pelvic injury. She was fully immobilised and safely extricated from the car before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“Two further passengers were also treated at the scene for injuries. One woman was treated for facial injuries and a second woman was treated for an arm injury. Both patients were conveyed to Good Hope Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”

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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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