Pedestrian injured in collision with car

 

Tuesday 1st May 2018 – 8.40am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A pedestrian has been taken to one of the region’s major trauma centres following a collision with a car last night (Monday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wolverhampton Road, Oldbury, near to the Ramada Hotel, at 10.56pm and sent one ambulance and a rapid response paramedic to the scene. An off-duty student paramedic also stopped at the scene to help.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man, believed to be in his 50s, who had been injured in collision with a car.

“He was treated for serious leg injuries as well as minor injuries to his head and chest.

“The man, who was conscious throughout his treatment, was given pain relief and immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher and vacuum splint, before being taken on alert to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.”

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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