Patient trapped under HGV

Jordan Eggington – Monday 3rd August – 11:15am.

A man has been treated for serious injuries over the weekend, after becoming trapped under an HGV in the Black Country.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 2:31pm yesterday (Sunday) to Keats Road in Willenhall. The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance and two paramedic officers attended, with the first resource on scene in nine minutes.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived, they found a man, who had become trapped under a vehicle. The Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Paramedic and Doctor administered pain relief to the patient whilst the fire service helped in extricating him from underneath the vehicle.

“Once out, crews worked together to treat the man for serious injuries before taking him by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on blue lights and sirens. The Critical Care paramedic and Doctor travelled in the ambulance with the patient to continue treatment on route to the QE.”

ENDS

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