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Road traffic collision in Castle Bromwich

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Monday 22nd July 2013 – 5.45pm – Chris Kowalik.

Three people have been taken to hospital, one by air ambulance, following a collision involving two cars and a lorry in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Water Orton Road and Blackthorn Road in Castle Bromwich shortly after 3.45pm today.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance crews and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The lorry driver, a man in his fifties, had a chest injury. Among the treatments given at the scene was the administering of pain relief. He was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The male driver of one of the cars was immobilised at the scene as a precaution and was taken by land ambulance to Heartlands Hospital.

“In the second car were a mother-and-daughter. The woman driver was uninjured but the girl was immobilised as a precaution and was taken by land ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Author: officialwmas

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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