Woman injured in rtc in Ross-on-Wye

 

Thursday 25th February 2016 – 5.10pm – Chris Kowalik.

 

A woman was seriously injured when the car she was driving was involved in a crash with a barrier in Herefordshire this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wilton Road, Ross-on-Wye shortly after 1pm today.

Two paramedic officers in rapid response vehicles, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman driver who is in her sixties had serious leg injuries and a dislocated shoulder.

“She was treated at the scene for her injuries which included the application of splints to her legs, the giving of pain relief and immobilisation onto a scoop stretcher.
“She was then flown to the major trauma centre at Southmead Hospital in Bristol.”

Woman Injured in RTC in Ross-on-Wye 3 Woman Injured in RTC in Ross-on-Wye 2

Pictures: West Midlands Ambulance Service

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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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