Monday 1st June 2015 – 1pm – Steve Parry.
Three people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Handsworth this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Rookery Road at just before 11.30am.
Three ambulances; an ambulance support officer; the Midlands Air Ambulance based at Cosford together with a paramedic responder from the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic incident following reports of a two-car collision.
“A man in his thirties received treatment for a fractured leg and chest injuries. He was immobilised with the use of a pelvic binder, neck collar and orthopaedic stretcher. The patient was given pain relief before being conveyed by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
“A seventeen year old man also travelling in the same car was treated for minor injuries. He was taken to the City Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
“In the second car involved, ambulance crews assessed a woman in her thirties for minor injuries. She was taken to the City Hospital.
“The air ambulance landed on a football pitch near the Soho Road but was not required to transfer patients to hospital.”