Two to hospital after lorry collides with pedestrians

Thursday 29th March 2018 – 1pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A woman and child have been treated by ambulance staff and taken to hospital with serious injuries following a collision between a lorry and pedestrians this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Lichfield Street and Princess Square in Wolverhampton at 11.02am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and the West Midlands Care Team to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two patients, a woman and a young girl.

“The woman received specialist trauma care having suffered serious injuries in the incident. She was immobilised and given pain relief before being alerted in to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance.

“The girl was also treated for serious injuries before being transported to Birmingham Children’s Hospital by land ambulance.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was treated for the effects of shock before being discharged at the scene.”

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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