Pedestrian anaesthetised after RTC

Wednesday 9th December 2015 – 2.20pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A man has been anaesthetised following a collision with a lorry this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Enterprise Trading Estate in Brierley Hill shortly before 10am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene crews discovered a pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 60s, who was suffering from a reduced level of consciousness.

“He was treated for serious injuries to his head and chest. In order to stabilise his condition he was anaesthetised at the scene by the doctor from the air ambulance.

“He was then transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance on alert. The doctor travelled with the patient on the back of the ambulance to continue treatment en-route.”



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