Pedestrian suffers serious injuries in Solihull

Tuesday 24th March 2015 – 2.20pm – John Hawker.

Ambulance 7

A pedestrian has suffered serious injuries after being in collision with a vehicle this lunchtime.

The incident occurred on Stratford Road, Shirley at around 11.45am.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman lying in the road being cared for by an off duty nurse and Patient Transport Service member of staff.

“The woman, believed to be in her 90’s, had suffered serious head, ankle, and knee injuries.  The woman received emergency treatment at the scene by medics and her condition was stabilised.

“The woman was then transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.  The hospital had been pre alerted to the woman’s arrival and her serious condition.

“Unfortunately, the woman injuries were described as life threatening.”

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