Partial ejection through windscreen for car passenger in Birmingham

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Sunday 17th May 2015 – 10.30am – Claire Brown.

A man has suffered serious injuries following a collision involving a car and a van in Bordesley Green in the early hours.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Landor Street in Bordesley Green shortly before 1.00am this morning (Sunday). An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found the passenger of the car, a man, half through the smashed windscreen of the car lying on the bonnet.

“Upon assessment, he was found to have sustained serious facial injuries and multiple serious fractures to his legs. Ambulance staff quickly worked to stabilise the man by administering pain relief before rapidly extricating him from the car.

“The man was immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board before being alerted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a major trauma centre, for emergency treatment.”


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