Four people injured in two car collision

Monday 14th March 2016 – 4.25pm – Chris Kowalik.


Four people had to be cut free after a crash in the Black Country.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Corngreaves Road and Timbertree Crescent in Cradley Heath shortly before 3pm.

Three rapid response vehicles driven by a community paramedic, a critical care paramedic and a senior paramedic officer attended along with three ambulance crews. Police and the fire service also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “There were three people in one of the cars involved in the crash. A man in his eighties who had fractured ribs was immobilised at the scene by ambulance crews. A woman in her eighties had a chest injury and a woman in her forties was a ‘walking wounded’ casualty. All three were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.

“A man who was driving the other car had head and chest injuries. He was given pain relief and was immobilised before being taken to Sandwell Hospital.”

incident officer


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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