Man seriously injured in lorry collision

Tuesday 30th January 2018 – 12.20pm – Claire Brown.

A man has been airlifted to a major trauma centre after a collision with a lorry in Warwickshire left him seriously injured this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Chapel Lane, Ullenhall in Henley-in-Arden, at 9.00am today (Tuesday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a local community first responder and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance crews arrived they found a pedestrian, a man in his 70s, who had been involved in a collision with a lorry.

“Upon assessment, it quickly became apparent that he had sustained multiple injuries and was in a serious condition. Ambulance crews and the doctor worked as a team to treat the man, which included administering advanced pain relief, wound dressing and immobilisation, before he was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further emergency treatment.”

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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