A vehicle recovery worker has suffered a serious injury after a crash

Tuesday 19th September 2017 – 5.40pm – Murray MacGregor.

A breakdown recovery worker has suffered a serious leg injury after a crash where he was working on a broken down car.

The incident happened at about 3.40pm on Pershore Lane in Hindlip, Worcestershire.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were told that a 4×4 had collided with the back of the recovery van which then collided with the broken down.  The worker was trapped between the van and broken down car.

“The recovery worker, a man of about 30, had suffered serious injuries to his leg.

“He was treated at the scene by ambulance staff before being taken by land ambulance to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.  The critical care paramedics from the air ambulance travelled with the ambulance.

“The drivers of the broken down car and the 4×4, both women, were unhurt.”

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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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