Woman suffers critical injuries

Thursday 3rd January 2019 – 8.25am – Murray MacGregor.

A woman suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car.

It happened outside the GP Surgery on Bunbury Road in the Northfield area of Birmingham at about 4.50pm on Wednesday afternoon.

A nurse was quickly on scene and provided care until the ambulance resources arrived four minutes after the 999 call.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the West Midlands Care Team car with two doctors on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews took over care of the woman who had suffered very serious injuries.

“Staff used advanced life support techniques at the scene before she was taken by ambulance on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctors travelled with the ambulance crew.

“There were a man and a woman in the car; neither was injured.”

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Hospital - QEHB 4

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