Car driver seriously injured in collision with lorry

Thursday 24th August 2017 – 5.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A car driver has received specialist trauma care and been anaesthetised by ambulance staff following a collision with a lorry this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Limbrick Close and Haslucks Green Road shortly before 3.30pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic officer, a BASICS doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered an elderly male still inside the car following the collision.

“He was rapidly helped out of the vehicle before receiving treatment for serious injuries.

“In order to stabilise his condition, the man was anaesthetised before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on blue lights and sirens.

“The lorry driver was uninjured in the incident.”

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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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