Pedestrian Injured in City Centre

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Saturday 18th July 2015  – 7am – Steve Parry

A pedestrian has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Birmingham city centre last night.

The incident took place on Hollies Croft in the city at 11.30pm. (FRIDAY)

An ambulance together with a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Medics arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a taxi in Birmingham city centre last night.

“A man, believed to be in his fifties, was treated for serious head and chest injuries.

“The patient was immobilised with the use of a pelvic binder, neck collar and placed on a spinal board. He was also anaesthetised before being taken by ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.”

 

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