Eight Treated in City Crash

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Monday 12th January 2015 – 3.30pm – Steve Parry.

Eight people have been taken to hospital following a three vehicle road traffic collision in Sutton New Hall, Birmingham this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of Upper New Holland Road and Kathleen Road at just before 1.50pm.

Three ambulances together with a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision involving three vehicles.

“In the first car, ambulance crews treated a male driver in his forties for chest pain. A female passenger in her sixties received abdominal pain and a child was treated for a neck injury.

“Three men, believed to be in their twenties and travelling in the second vehicle involved were treated for arm, head and shoulder injuries.

“Two women believed to be in their sixties and travelling in a taxi were treated for back and shoulder injuries.

“The driver of the taxi and another passenger were assessed at the scene and later discharged.

“The patients were taken to Good Hope Hospital and Hartlands 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.

2 comments

  1. I have been on a H&S course who has stated that when dialing 112 the operator is able to locate you. I believe this is false. Could you confirm for me so that I can give them the right info thanks.

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