Pedestrian seriously injured

Friday 22nd January 2016 – 7.00am – John Hawker.

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A pedestrian has been seriously injured after an incident in the Black Country last night.

West Midlands Ambulance were called to outside the Gospel Oak Public House, Bilston Road, Tipton to reports of a pedestrian having been struck by a car at just after 5.30pm.  An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor and the Trusts MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man who had suffered serious injuries in the incident.

“The man, believed to be in his early 20’s, received emergency trauma care at the scene by ambulance medics.

“Following treatment the man was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment.  The hospital had been pre alerted to the man’s arrival and level of injuries.

“Unfortunately the man’s injuries were classed as serious.”

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