Four injured, two seriously in RTC

Monday 27th July 2015 – 7.00am – John Hawker.

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Four people have been injured, two seriously following an RTC in Hall Green, Birmingham in the early hours of this morning.

The crash occurred on Stratford Road, near the junction of Highfield Road at around 1.30am. Four ambulances a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team were at the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “An ambulance came across the RTC on the way back to station and immediately requested back up to the scene.

“It is believed a car carrying four people left the road and was in a significant collision with a tree. The car had suffered extensive damage.

“A teenage passenger travelling in the car suffered serious head, chest and leg injuries. The girl, believed to be around 14 years old received emergency treatment at the scene, and due to the serious nature of her injuries was anaesthetised by the trauma Doctor.

“Once the girls condition was stabilised she was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment. The trauma doctor travelled on board the ambulance continuing with treatment to hospital.

“Unfortunately the girls’ injuries were considered life threatening.

“A second teenage girl, believed to be around 19 years old, suffered serious pelvic and hip injuries in the crash. She also received emergency treatment at the scene by medics and was transferred to the same hospital for further treatment.

“A woman, believed to be in her late 40’s, suffered back, leg and arm injuries in the crash. The driver, believed to be a man in his late teens, suffered minor injuries.

“Both received treatment at the scene and were transferred by ambulances to Heartlands Hospital for further treatment.

“Ambulance crews worked seamlessly with other emergency service staff at the scene to ensure the patients received the best treatment as quickly and safely as possible.”

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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