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Scaffold Collapse in Dudley

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Friday 29th November 2013 – 11am – Chris Kowalik.

A pedestrian had just minor injuries following the collapse of scaffolding in Dudley this morning.

SCAFFOLD COLLAPSE IN DUDLEY 29-11-13

Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service

The incident happened in High Street. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly before 9.45am today.

A senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The pedestrian, a man in his forties, had minor knee and facial injuries to which bandages were applied. He was taken to Russells Hall 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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