Pedestrian injured in collision with lorry in Birmingham

Thursday 29th January 2015 – 12.05pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman has been taken to a major trauma centre following a collision with a lorry in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Moseley Street and Alcester Street shortly before 10am today.

The MERIT trauma team and a paramedic area support officer attended in rapid response vehicles. An ambulance crew also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A pedestrian, a woman in her fifties, was involved in a collision with a lorry.

“Her left leg was broken and was bleeding, her right ankle was dislocated. At the scene, a tourniquet was used to stem the bleed, a splint was applied and pain relief was given. She was placed on a spinal board and was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

Ambulance 7

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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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