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Pedestrian seriously injured

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Tuesday 29th October 2013 – 4.40pm – John Hawker.

A pedestrian has been seriously injured following an RTC in Birmingham this afternoon.

The incident occurred on Kyotts Lake Road, Sparkbrook, at around 2.25pm.  Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a Doctor on board attended the team.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man who had been in collision with a van.

“The man had suffered serious head injuries and had a reduced level of consciousness.  He received emergency treatment and was also anaesthetised by the Doctor at the scene.

“The man, believed to be in his late 50’s, was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma unit for further emergency treatment.

“The Doctor travelled on board the ambulance continuing with treatment en-route to hospital who had been pre alerted to the patients arrival and a trauma team were on standby.”

Ends.

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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