Pedestrian suffers head and rib inuries in RTC

Thursday 8th January 2015 – 1.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Ambulance Bonnet

A pedestrian has been treated for head and rib injuries following a collision with a car in Dudley this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Halesowen Road, Netherton, shortly before 7am. An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews arrived to find a man in his 50s who had been involved in collision with a car. It is believed the man’s head collided with the car windscreen in the incident.

“Following assessment from ambulance staff he was treated for cuts to his head and fractured ribs. He was then immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher and neck collar before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

“The man was conscious throughout the incident and thankfully his injuries are not thought to be life-threatening.”

Ends.

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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