Woman injured after car collides with tree

Thursday 24th September 2015 – 4.45pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman in her twenties suffered a broken thighbone and a suspected pelvic injury after a crash on the A38.

Her car collided with a tree near the Lydiate Ash roundabout. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly before 2.35pm.

Two rapid response vehicles driven by a paramedic area support officer and a paramedic attended along with an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver, a woman in her twenties, was trapped by her legs and was cut free from her car with the help of the fire service. She had a broken right thighbone and a suspected pelvic injury. Ambulance service crews applied a traction splint and a pelvic binder. She was given pain relief and was immobilised before being taken by land ambulance, accompanied by the air ambulance medical crew to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”



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