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.”