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Four Injured at Building Site

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Thursday 5th September 2013 – 12.30pm – Steve Parry.

Four workmen have been taken to hospital following an incident at a building site in Wolverhampton this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Ashland Street just before 11am.

Three ambulances together with two paramedics in rapid response vehicles and the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “999 Crews responded to reports of a building collapse at a site in Wolverhampton.

“Crews treated four men who were at ground level at the time of incident and received head, neck and shoulder injuries as a result of falling bricks and debris.

“Two patients were conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital and two further patients were taken to New Cross Hospital for 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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