Serious RTC in Worcestershire

Friday 9th March 2018 – 11.20am – Claire Brown.

A woman received trauma care at the scene of a two car RTC in Bewdley last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A456 and the B4194, Ribbesford, Bewdley at around 5.15pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars which had been involved in a serious RTC. The driver of one car, a woman, had been pulled from the wreckage prior to the emergency services arrival by passers-by.

“Ambulance staff assessed the woman who was found to have sustained a suspected head injury and was in a serious condition. She was given advanced pain relief to help stabilise her condition before being immobilised and transferred by land ambulance 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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