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Man in serious condition after fall from scooter

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Thursday 9th February 2017 – 5.30pm – Claire Brown.

A man needed trauma care from ambulance staff after falling from a scooter in Halesowen this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the police reporting a road traffic collision on Manor Lane in Halesowen at 2.15pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a man in his 20s who had reportedly fallen from a scooter. The man was unconscious and, upon assessment, was found to have sustained a serious head injury. Ambulance staff and the doctor worked as a team to help stabilise his condition ready for immediate transfer to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance; the doctor travelled in the ambulance to continue treatment en route.”

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