Six injured as car collides with tree

Saturday 14th March 2015 – 11.45am – Jamie Arrowsmith

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Six people required treatment from ambulance staff after a car collided with a tree in Wolverhampton in the early hours of this morning.

The incident occurred in Thompson Avenue, Parkfield, shortly after 4.45am and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a taxi that had left the road and collided with a tree.

“There were seven people travelling in the taxi at the time, all of whom were breathing and conscious throughout.

“Following assessment from ambulance staff, a man was treated for a suspected fractured leg, as well as head and facial injuries.

“A second man, together with two women, had also suffered head injuries in the incident.

“Two other patients had suffered minor injuries and all six were transported to New Cross Hospital for further treatment.

“The driver was assessed at scene but had not suffered any injuries in the incident.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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