Two men injured in fall in Birmingham

Monday 5th January 2015 – 1.40pm – Chris Kowalik.

Two men have been injured after falling approx. thirty feet in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to industrial premises in Grosvenor Road, Aston shortly after 11am today.

An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance crews, the Hazardous Area Response Team and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A man in his forties had fractures to his skull, jaw, a wrist and a leg. His injuries were treated at the scene. Accompanied by the air ambulance crew, he was taken by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which had been put on alert.

“A second man, who is in his thirties, had a suspected pelvic fracture. He was also taken to the same hospital.”

Ambulance under clouds

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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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