Car driver cut free through roof after collision with lorry

Thursday 29th June 2017 – 9.35am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man who was trapped in his car for approximately 35 minutes following a collision with a lorry has been treated for multiple injuries and taken to hospital late last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Fairview Industrial Estate on Kingsbury Road, Curdworth, shortly before 11.05pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

Curdworth 1

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found the driver of the car, a man believed to be in his 30s, lying across the front two seats following a collision with a lorry.

“He was found to have a slightly reduced level of consciousness and had to be cut out of the vehicle through the roof, with the help of the fire service.

“Ambulance staff treated the man for injuries to his chest, arm, shoulder, face and leg before transporting him to Heartlands Hospital.

“The lorry driver was uninjured in the incident.”
ENDS

Notes to Editors:

If used, please credit the images to 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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