Saturday 24th October 2015 – 9.35am – Murray MacGregor.
Four people have been hurt, two seriously, after a two car road traffic collision in the early hours of Saturday morning.
The crash in Linden Road, in the Bournville area of Birmingham happened at 12.20am on Saturday morning and involved a silver car and a black Nissan Qashqai.
No fewer than four ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the CARE Team were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found two cars that had suffered very extensive damage. The Qashqai had nothing left in front of the wheels. The silver car was also badly damaged.
“There were two men in their 20s in the silver car. Both had managed to get out of the vehicle. The front seat passenger, who was 23 had suspected fractures to his pelvis and right leg. Both pelvis and leg were put in splints before he was being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The CARE Team went with the crew.
“The 24 year old driver was complaining of left hip and right elbow pain and was taken to City Hospital.
“The front seat passenger of the Nissan also had a pelvic injury. After being extricated by ambulance and fire crews, the 54 year old was also taken to the Queen Elizabeth.
“The woman driving had pain in her back and right wrist and had a possible left wrist fracture. She also went to the Queen Elizabeth.
“All four patients were immobilised.”