Saturday 15th August 2015 – 5.30pm – Chris Kowalik.
A woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after suffering serious injuries in a collision with a car in the Black Country.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Corngreaves Road in Cradley Heath shortly after 3.50pm today.
An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford carrying a trauma doctor and critical care practitioner attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman who is in her seventies, had arm and leg fractures and was briefly unconscious following the collision.
“Splints were applied to her fractured limbs, she was immobilised and given analgesia before being taken by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”