Driver taken to major trauma centre after crash

Friday 25th March 2016 – 5.30pm – Murray MacGregor.

A driver has been taken to a major trauma centre in a critical condition after a two car crash.

It happened at the junction of Bradford Street and Alcester Street in Birmingham at around 11.10am on Friday morning.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the West Midlands Care Team were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found two cars that had been in a collision. One car was against the traffic light control box; the other was against a street light.

“The driver of the first car had suffered a serious head injury.

“After treatment at the scene, the man was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor travelled with the crew.

“The man driving the second car was shaken but otherwise uninjured and was discharged at scene.”

Ambulance at doors to A&E

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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