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Car & Bus – 5 patients taken to Hospital

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Monday 9th September 2013 – 2.45pm – Steve Parry.

Five patients have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision between a car and bus in Bloxwich this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called Ryle Street, Bloxwich, just before 11.15am.

Three ambulances and a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car in collision with a bus, which then came to rest in the front garden of a property.

“The driver of the car, a man in his twenties, had no obvious injuries. He was trapped for a short time in his vehicle before being released. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to Walsall Manor Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The bus driver, a man in his fifties, was treated for a shoulder injury. Three passengers on the bus (2 females and 1 male) were also treated for minor injuries. All the patients were conveyed to Walsall Manor for further assessment.

“The property owner was also assessed by ambulance crews and released from the scene.”

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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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