Pedestrian receives vital trauma care at scene of RTC

Blue Lights at Night (2)

Thursday 28th January 2016 – 8.00pm – Claire Brown.

A woman who sustained serious injuries following a collision with a car this evening received emergency trauma care by the ambulance service.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A453 Sutton Road near to the junction of George Avenue, Tamworth, just after 6.00pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The woman pedestrian, believed to be in her 60s, had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision.

“The ambulance crew, paramedic and doctor worked quickly to administer advanced trauma care to the woman ensuring her injuries were stabilised before being transferred, on blue lights, to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. The doctor travelled in the ambulance with the woman to continue assessment and treatment en route.

“Medics in A&E were pre alerted to the arrival of the woman.”




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