An elderly woman has suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a car

Wednesday 11th January 2017 – 2.58pm – Murray MacGregor.

An elderly woman has been taken to a major trauma centre after suffering multiple injuries in a collision with a car.

The collision happened on Colley Lane in Cradley Heath at about 10.25am this morning (Wednesday).

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, the woman was lying on the road.  She had clearly suffered multiple serious injuries.

“Ambulance staff stabilised the woman’s condition, splinted her legs and immobilised her.

“She was then taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by ambulance with the aircrew travelling with the land crew.

“The woman driver was unhurt.”


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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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