A window cleaner was taken to hospital in a critical condition after a fall

Friday 19th February 2016 – 11.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A window cleaner has suffered serious head injuries after a fall.

The incident happened in Bloomsbury Street in the Nechells area of Birmingham at about 12.40pm on Friday lunchtime.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the CARE Team doctor were sent to the scene. The first ambulance arrived within 8 minutes of the call.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found the man had fallen approximately 12 feet from a ladder.

“He had suffered a serious head injury. The doctor anaesthetised him at the scene before he was taken on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“On arrival at hospital, the man was said to be in a critical condition.”
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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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