A ‘binman’ has been injured after being trapped between a car and his bin lorry

Tuesday 22nd March 2016 – 12.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A refuse collector has been injured after he was caught between the bin lorry he was working on and a car.

An ambulance was sent after the incident happened in Coldstream Drive in the Wordsley area of Stourbridge at about 7.50am this morning (Tuesday).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found a 53 year old man who had suffered an arm injury after he was caught between the car and lorry as the car went by the lorry.

“His two colleagues, who had gone to assist him when the incident happened, were also checked over. The 48 and 37 year old men were discharged at the scene.

“The 53 year old was taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The man driving the car was uninjured.”
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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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