Murray MacGregor – Thursday 5th September 2019 – 1.10pm.
A woman has suffered critical injuries after an incident in Birmingham City Centre.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received multiple calls to the junction of Constitution Hill and Howard Street at about 9.45am this morning, Thursday, after reports that a pedestrian and a car had been in collision.
Two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the West Midlands Care Team emergency doctor were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a woman pedestrian who had suffered very serious injuries. A car and two lampposts had been damaged.
“The woman was rapidly assessed by ambulance staff and the doctor from the Care Team. After initial treatment, she was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham – the doctor travelled with the crew. The woman arrived at the hospital to an awaiting trauma team just 33 minutes after the initial 999 call. She was said to be in a critical condition on arrival.
“The driver of the car was assessed and discharged at the scene.
“The driver of a second car who had witnessed the incident was also assessed but again, was discharged.