Pedestrian seriously injured

Saturday 7th November 2015 – 9.10am – Claire Brown.

Ambulances at QEHB

Saturday 7th November 2015 – 9.10am – Claire Brown.

A man in a serious condition was rushed to a major trauma centre earlier this morning by ambulance staff.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a road traffic collision involving a pedestrian in Whitehall Road, West Bromwich at 5.15am (Saturday). An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were quickly on scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The pedestrian, a man, sustained a serious head injury and was in a critical condition. The ambulance crew and paramedic officer quickly transferred him to the ambulance and administered treatment to help stabilise him.

“The man was blue lighted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a regional trauma centre, where upon arrival his condition was said to be critical.”


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