Two cut free, one unconscious

 Monday 23rd November 2015 – 7.15am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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Two people have been cut free from a two-car collision overnight, one of whom lost consciousness in the crash.

The two patients, a man and a woman, were from the same car with both vehicles having suffered front end damage in the collision.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Dudley Road in Winson Green, Birmingham, at 12.55am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The two cars both suffered a lot of damage in the collision.

“Crews discovered two patients, a man in his 50s and a woman in her 40s.

“The man, who was the driver, had been knocked unconscious and was rapidly cut free from the car through the door.

“He was treated for injuries to his head and mouth, immobilised and taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“The woman was trapped for approximately 30 minutes before being freed through the roof.

“She was treated for fractures to her collarbone and arm, immobilised and taken to Sandwell Hospital.

“There were no patients from the second car.”


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