Pedestrian seriously injured in Northfield

Wednesday 3rd October 2018 – 9.00am – Claire Brown.

A pedestrian needed advanced trauma care from West Midlands Ambulance Service staff following a road traffic collision last night in Birmingham.

The service received a 999 call from West Midlands Police control room reporting an RTC involving a car and a pedestrian at the junction of Genners Lane and Long Nuke Road, Northfield shortly before 11.50pm last night (Tuesday).

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 50s, with serious injuries. The man received advanced trauma care from the doctor and team of ambulance staff on scene who worked to stabilise his condition before conveying him on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further emergency care.”

ENDS

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