Car collides with pedestrian in Birmingham

Tuesday 23rd June 2015 – 3.50pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Ambulance Bonnet

Three people have been treated by ambulance staff and taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a pedestrian in Birmingham today.

The crash happened at about 10.45am on Lordswood Road in Harborne, just outside a vet’s surgery. West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian, a man in his 80s, who had been injured after being in collision with a car, which had a damaged windscreen.

“The pedestrian was believed to be on the pavement at the time of the incident.

“The man was treated for a head injury and shoulder pain, immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, for further treatment.

“The driver of the car, a woman in her 60s, and her passenger, a man in his 60s, were both treated by medics for chest pain and taken to the same hospital.”

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