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

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