Thursday 9th March 2017 – 7.45am – Murray MacGregor.
Five people have been hurt after a three car crash.
It happened at the junction of the A442 and Curslow Lane to the south of Kidderminster at around 2.45pm on Wednesday afternoon.
A rapid response vehicle came across the incident shortly after it had happened. A further four ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Two of the cars had suffered significant damage, while the third was relatively undamaged.
“Three people were initially trapped in the wreckage of the badly damaged cars; two in one car and one in the other.
“Ambulance staff treated the patients while firefighters set about cutting them free.
“The most seriously injured person was a man in his 30s who was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with a head injury, wrist fracture, a leg injury and a possible fracture to his pelvis. He was immobilised and had a pelvic binder put in place.
“The other four patients injured were all men; they were less serious and all went to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
“They were a 35 year old with lower back pain and left wrist pain; a 21 year old man with seat belt pain; a 24 year old with hip pain and a man in his 20s with facial and leg injuries.”