Fall from bridge in Bushbury

Sunday 28th December 2014 – 7pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has broken a hip and his right arm after falling from a bridge over a railway line in Wolverhampton.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Bushbury Lane, Bushbury shortly after 12.25pm today.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his twenties, is thought to have fallen approx. five metres onto railway sidings.

“His injuries were treated by crews at the scene and, accompanied by the air ambulance crew, he was taken by land ambulance to New Cross Hospital.”

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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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