Pedestrian seriously injured

Wednesday 25th February 2015 – 10.15pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A man has been treated for serious multiple injuries following an incident in Birmingham this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Packington Avenue in Shard End shortly before 7.15pm.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a trauma doctor and a critical care paramedic, were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a pedestrian and a car that had been in collision.

“The pedestrian, a man, was treated for multiple injuries to his head and pelvis. Due to the serious nature of the injuries the trauma doctor gave the man an anaesthetic at the scene.

“The casualty was fully immobilised before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. Hospital medics were alerted and were on standby awaiting the arrival of the man”

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