Pedestrian seriously injured in Hereford

Claire Brown – Monday 24th January 2022 – 8.50am.

A pedestrian received trauma care by ambulance staff last night in Hereford following a road traffic collision.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the police reporting a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian on the A49, Bridstow, Herefordshire at 8.19pm yesterday (Sunday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic together with two BASICS doctors from Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) were responded to the scene.  

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived on scene they found off-duty nurses and police officers caring for the pedestrian, a man, who was in a serious condition.

“The man was given a thorough assessment by the team of medics who found he had sustained serious injuries. The man received trauma care on scene to stabilise his injuries before he was conveyed by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a specialist trauma centre, for further emergency treatment.”


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