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Seven Assessed in Walsall Crash

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Monday 18th August 2014  – 2.10pm – Steve Parry.

Seven people have been assessed by ambulance staff following a road traffic collision in Walsall this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of Lazy Hill and Chester Road at just before 12.15pm.

Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic incident involving three vehicles in Walsall.

“An elderly couple travelling in one of the cars involved was trapped in their vehicle. A woman passenger, believed to be in her eighties, was treated for chest injuries. She was transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital by land ambulance. A doctor from the air ambulance travelled with the patient.

“The driver of the car, a man in his eighties, was treated for chest and back pain and conveyed to Walsall Manor Hospital.

“Five further patients were assessed by ambulance staff at the scene and released.”

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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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