Ambulance

Collision leaves woman with head injury

Wednesday 12th July 2017 – 2.40pm – Murray MacGregor.

A collision between a motorbike and a pedestrian has left a woman with a potentially serious head injury.

The crash happened on Birmingham Road, in the Sutton Trinity area of Sutton Coldfield at about 11.50am this morning (Wednesday).

An ambulance was on scene in six minutes and was backed up by a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “When ambulance crews arrived, they found a woman pedestrian who was estimated to be in her 50s, but there was no motorcycle.

“The woman had a reduced level of consciousness and had suffered a potentially serious head injury as well as cuts and bruises.

“She was treated at the scene before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor from the aircraft travelled with the ambulance.”

Ends

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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