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Fatal collision in Erdington

Amy Stubbs – Monday 16th October 2023 – 9.20am

A man has sadly died and another is in hospital after a collision involving in Erdington yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 1.33pm on Sunday to Tyburn Road and sent two ambulances, three paramedic officers, the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team (HART), West Midlands CARE Team, an Air Ambulance Critical Care Car from Cosford and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman says: “On arrival, crews found one car had come off the road and crashed into a tree and there were two patients.

“Sadly, it quickly became clear that the driver, a man, could not be saved due to the extent of his injuries and he was declared dead at the scene.

“The second patient, a man, was in a critical condition and had suffered life-threatening injuries.

“Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support and advanced trauma care.

“He was conveyed via land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further treatment.”


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