A woman’s been injured after being caught between a car and a bus

Wednesday 22nd June 2016 – 5.53pm – Murray MacGregor.

An elderly woman has suffered potentially serious crush injuries after being caught between a car and a bus.

The incident happened on Castle Road West in Oldbury at about 10.00am this morning (Wednesday).

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a senior paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman was standing next to the car when the collision happened.

“She suffered a suspected fractured pelvis in the crash that left the car with damage down the (passenger) nearside.

“Ambulance staff immobilised the woman, who was in her 70s, with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic binder before taking her to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The man driving the bus was uninjured as were the passengers on board.”

Ends

Castle Road West, Oldbury (22-06-16)

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 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 and uses 864 vehicles.

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