Pedestrian seriously injured in RTC

Friday 8th September 2017 – 3.10pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A woman has been anaesthetised after suffering serious injuries following a collision with a van this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Lawnswood Road in Wordsley, shortly after 1.15pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find an elderly woman who had suffered multiple serious injuries, including a head injury, following a collision with a van.

“She received advanced trauma care at the scene and was anaesthetised in order to help stabilise her condition.

“She was then transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, by land ambulance with the doctor and critical care paramedic from the air ambulance also travelling with her, to help continue treatment enroute.

“The van 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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