Man Rescued from Nature Reserve

Hospital - Heartlands

Sunday 4th January 2015 – 5pm – Steve Parry.

A man has been rescued from a Black Country beauty spot after falling down an embankment this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the Wren’s Nest National Nature Reserve in Dudley at just before 2.15pm.

An ambulance together with a paramedic officer and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived at the beauty spot following reports of a man falling down an embankment.

“A man in his twenties was located and treated for pelvic pain.

“The patient was assessed at the scene before being brought to safety after a two hour search to locate him. The HART team worked with ambulance and emergency service colleagues to bring the man to safety.

“The patient was eventually taken by ambulance to Russell Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

 

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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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