A woman was trapped for about an hour after a two car crash

Wednesday 1st November 2017 – 5.55pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman suffered serious leg injuries after a crash that left her trapped for

The crash happened by the Aldi supermarket in Dudley Road, Kingswinford at just after 1.30pm on Wednesday lunchtime.

An ambulance was on scene in seven minutes and was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer and a senior paramedic officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival ambulance crews found a 59-year-old woman trapped in a Citroen with serious leg injuries.

“Due to her condition, a doctor was requested and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford was dispatched carrying the MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic.

“Ambulance staff continued treating the woman while firefighters cut the side of the car away, so that she could be extricated.

“After a fuller assessment on the ambulance by the doctor, the woman was taken to Russells Hall Hospital as it is a vascular centre.

“The 48-year-old woman in the Honda had managed to get out of her car.  She was complaining of muscular and soft tissue injuries.  After assessment, she was taken to the same hospital.”



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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