Man trapped for an hour in RTC near to Walsall FC

Jamie Arrowsmith – Monday 11th May – 4.55pm.

A man who was trapped in his car for around an hour has been treated by ambulance staff and taken to one of the region’s major trauma centres following a collision with a tree.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 2.47pm to the incident which took place near to Walsall Football Club at the junction of Bescot Crescent and Wallows Lane. An ambulance, a paramedic officer the West Midlands Care Team were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had collided with a tree and one patient, a man, still inside the vehicle.

“He was trapped inside the car as a result of both his injuries and the damage caused to the vehicle. Ambulance staff worked alongside colleagues from the fire service to ensure the man was safely cut free, monitoring him throughout the process which took about an hour.

“He was treated for multiple serious injuries before being transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham on blue lights and sirens. The doctor from the Care Team travelled on the ambulance to help continue treat the patient whilst travelling to hospital.”

ENDS

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