Wednesday 5th August 2015 – 2.45pm – Steve Parry
A pedestrian has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision in Walsall this afternoon.
The incident occurred on A461 Lichfield Road, Shelfield, Walsall at just before 12.30pm.
An ambulance; a community paramedic; a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle together with the Midlands Air Ambulance attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews arrived to find a pedestrian had been in collision with a car on the Lichfield Road.
“A woman in her seventies was found to be unconscious and she was treated for serious head and multiple limb injuries at the scene.
“The patient was anesthetised by an air ambulance doctor before being immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board.
“She was conveyed by air ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital further assessment and treatment.
“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.
“The driver of the car was uninjured.”
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