Three to hospital after car and bus collide

Thursday 5th October 2017 – 3.35pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Five people have been assessed by ambulance staff, three of whom required treatment and taking to hospital, following a collision between a car and a bus this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alcester Road South in Kings Heath, Birmingham, shortly before 1.10pm and sent three ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were told that the collision was minor with neither vehicle having suffered significant damage.

“There were five patients, all of whom were travelling on the bus.

“The most seriously injured was a woman, believed to be in her 20s, who was treated by ambulance staff for a suspected fractured pelvis before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on blue lights and sirens.

“Two further patients were taken to the same hospital with minor injuries. They were a woman in her 20s with chest pain and a man in his 70s with leg and rib injuries.

“A man in his 40s and an additional woman in her 20s were assessed and discharged at the scene.”

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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