Wooden stake goes through car into driver’s leg

Thursday 16th November 2017 – 9.45am – Murray MacGregor.

A man has suffered serious injuries after a wooden stake went through the front of the car and into his leg.

It happened last night after the car left the B4203, just to the east of Stanford Bridge in Worcestershire and ended up in hedge.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene after a call at about 11.20pm last night.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found the car with significant front-end damage – the stake which was about 3 inches across had come through the front of the car had gone into the patients left leg.

“After being given pain relief, the man was extricated with the help of firefighters.

“He was assessed on the ambulance by the doctor before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

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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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