Tamworth collision leaves van on roof & two men in hospital

TAMWORTH COLLISION LEAVES VAN ON ROOF & TWO MEN IN HOSPITAL 2TAMWORTH COLLISION LEAVES VAN ON ROOF & TWO MEN IN HOSPITAL 1

Monday 10th April 2017 – 4.30pm – Claire Brown.

A collision involving a car and a van has left two men requiring hospital treatment this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Elford Road in Tamworth at 12.50pm (Monday). Two ambulances and a senior paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a van on it’s roof and a car with significant damage. The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, was trapped in the wreckage and had sustained multiple serious injuries to his limbs together with chest pain. Ambulance staff administered treatment to the man whilst the fire service worked to release him from the car.

“The man was fully immobilised and given pain relief before being taken to Heartlands Hospital.

“The occupants of the van, two men, were described as walking wounded. The driver, a man in his 50s, was discharged on scene whilst his passenger, a man in his 40s, required further hospital treatment at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham due to an existing medical condition.”

ENDS

 Notes to Editor

Photos – please credit ‘West Midlands Ambulance Service’

 

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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