A man’s been airlifted to hospital after a two car crash

Wednesday 15th May 2017 – 10.31am – Murray MacGregor.

One man has been airlifted to hospital after a crash that left both vehicles with significant front end damage.

It happened near to the Brook Inn public house in Sillins Lane at Elcocks Brook near Redditch at about 5.00pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a doctor on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, both vehicles were found with front offside damage.

“The driver of one of the cars was initially trapped in the wreckage.  The 26-year-old had suffered a suspected fracture dislocation of his right hip as well as a head injury.

“He was helped from the car before being immobilised and having a pelvic binder put in place.  After pain relied he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The driver of the other car, a 48-year-old man, was complaining of hip pain. After assessment at the scene, he was taken by ambulance to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for further treatment.”

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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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