Late night crash pushes one car through wall and leaves a man with serious injuries

Sunday 27th September 2015 – 8.25am – Murray MacGregor.

A late night crash has left one man with multiple injuries and saw a car pushed through a brick wall.

The crash happened in Monmouth Drive in the New Oscott area of Sutton Coldfield at 11.10pm on Saturday night.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT Trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The initial collision left one car with a badly damaged side and front end damage. The driver was trapped inside and firefighters worked with ambulance staff to get the man out.

“The driver, who was estimated to be in his 50s, had multiple fractures to his legs and pelvis, abdominal injuries and a potential head injury.

“His condition was stabilised before he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham with the doctor travelling on the ambulance.

“The second car had front end damage and ended up going through a brick wall into a garden. The driver, a 34 year old man had superficial arm and nose injuries and was complaining of neck pain.

“He was taken to Heartlands Hospital.”


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