Car on roof near Birmingham Airport

Tuesday 12th August 2015 – 9am – Chris Kowalik.

With the morning traffic building up and being held up, West Midlands Ambulance Service worked as quickly as possible to deal with a woman in an overturned car near Birmingham Airport.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle was first on scene in Bickenhill Lane, Solihull following a call to the control room shortly before 6.25am today. A community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “There had been a two car collision resulting in one car landing on its roof. Its driver, a woman in her forties, was sitting in the driver’s seat, upside down, still with her seatbelt on.

Car on roof near Birmingham Airport

Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service

“Ambulance staff crawled in to initially assess her. When the fire service arrived they helped the attending ambulance crews and police get her out. She was assessed at the scene and wasn’t found to have any serious injuries.

“She was stabilised, immobilised and taken to Heartlands Hospital. The other driver wasn’t injured.
“Crews worked as quickly as they could to clear the scene.”


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