Pedestrian airlifted following collision with bus

 Monday 18th January 2016 – 11.45am – Jamie Arrowsmith.


A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision with a bus this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Church Hill Way and Eagle Road in Moons Moat, Redditch, at 8.50am and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to discover a pedestrian lying at the roadside following a collision with a bus.

“The man, thought to be in his 20s, was assessed by ambulance staff and treated for a serious chest injury.

“Crews worked quickly to stabilise his condition and administer pain relief before loading him on to the ambulance. The man remained conscious throughout.

“He was then transported to the waiting air ambulance, which had landed on nearby basketball courts, before being flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham for further treatment.”


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