A collision between a car and a pedestrian has left a man with multiple injuries

Wednesday 18th January 2017 – 9.50am – Murray MacGregor.

A pedestrian has suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a car.

The incident happened at about 6.20am this morning (Wednesday) on the A491 Hagley Road, near the junction with Cranbourne Road in the, Old Swinford area of Stourbridge.

An ambulance was fist on scene and was backed up by a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found an off duty nurse providing care to the 51 year old man.  The car had damage to the bonnet and windscreen.

“The man had suffered a number of fractures and dislocations.  He also had head injuries and it was thought that he had been knocked unconscious briefly.

“He was given pain relief, was immobilised and had his right leg splinted before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The car driver was uninjured.”

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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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