Thursday 9th February 2017 – 5.30pm – Claire Brown.
A man needed trauma care from ambulance staff after falling from a scooter in Halesowen this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the police reporting a road traffic collision on Manor Lane in Halesowen at 2.15pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a man in his 20s who had reportedly fallen from a scooter. The man was unconscious and, upon assessment, was found to have sustained a serious head injury. Ambulance staff and the doctor worked as a team to help stabilise his condition ready for immediate transfer to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance; the doctor travelled in the ambulance to continue treatment en route.”