Pedestrian seriously injured in Tamworth

Claire Brown – Thursday 7th April 2022 – 8.50am.

A woman received trauma care by the ambulance service after being involved in a road traffic collision in Tamworth last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call reporting a collision on Saxon Mill Lane, Tamworth at 8.20pm (Wednesday). An ambulance, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic responded to the incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian, a woman, being cared for by an off-duty nurse and bystanders after reportedly being involved in a collision with a lorry.

“Ambulance staff worked as a team to assess the woman and found she had sustained serious injuries. She received trauma care at the roadside to stabilise her condition before being taken by ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further specialist trauma care.

“A second pedestrian, a woman, was also assessed but was discharged on scene.”


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