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Road traffic collision in Bournville

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Sunday 29th September 2013 – 9am – Chris Kowalik.

A man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Birmingham.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Sycamore Road, Bournville shortly after 2.15am today.

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT team of trauma doctor and critical care practitioner in a rapid response vehicle attended along with an ambulance crew.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had overturned and had caught fire.

“Two men who had been in the car were both out of the vehicle; the passenger with minor injuries; the driver, a man believed to be in his forties, with serious injuries including a head injury.

“Advanced life support for the badly injured man was administered at the scene including the giving of drugs, anaesthetising and maintenance of his airway.

“He was taken on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham which had been put on alert.”

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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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