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Pedestrian and car in collision

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Thursday 2nd May 2013 – 3.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on West Heath Road in Northfield shortly before 8.50am this morning.

Two ambulances and a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene. A number of local nurses were also in attendance prior to the arrival of the ambulance crews.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a car and a pedestrian that had been in collision.

“On arrival at the scene crews found an elderly man lying in the road. He was treated for serious multiple injuries to his head, shoulder and leg. The man was fully immobilised and taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”

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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.3 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff, 58 ambulance stations and uses 864 vehicles.

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