Claire Brown – Tuesday 8th September 2020 – 9.45am.
A woman has been blue-lighted to hospital in a serious condition following a road traffic collision this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received multiple 999 calls at around 6.42am this morning reporting a collision between a motorcyclist and a pedestrian on Oldbury Road, Rowley Regis. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived, they quickly prioritised treatment to the pedestrian, a woman, who was on the floor and had sustained serious injuries. She received trauma care at the scene before being taken by ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the MERIT doctor and critical care paramedic travelled in the ambulance with the woman to help continue treatment en route.
“The motorcyclist, a man, was assessed and found to have suffered relatively minor injuries. He was taken by ambulance to Sandwell Hospital for further checks.”