Pedestrian receives trauma care at scene

Friday 24th July 2015 – 6.45am – John Hawker.

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A pedestrian has received trauma care at the scene of an RTC in Birmingham last night.

The incident occurred on Walford Road, Sparkbrook at around 10.45pm. An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team with a trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian that had been injured after being in collision with a car. The car had significant damage to the bonnet and windscreen.

“The pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 20’s, received trauma care at the scene by medics for head and leg injuries.   He was administered with pain relief, a leg splint applied and immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar.

“After the man’s condition was stabilised he was transferred by ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further emergency treatment.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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