An elderly woman has suffered serious injuries after a collision with a small van in Birmingham.
It happened at about 10.40am yesterday near the junction of Silvercroft Avenue and Friary Road in the Handsworth area of the city.
Emergency services were on scene within four minutes of the call, including the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a trauma doctor on board.
The woman who had suffered very serious injuries. She was anaesthetised on scene and then taken by land ambulance to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where medics were awaiting her arrival.
The man driving the van was uninjured but shaken by the incident.
A window cleaner has suffered serious head injuries after a fall in Bloomsbury Street in the Nechells area of Birmingham, at about 12.40pm yesterday lunchtime.
An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the CARE Team doctor were sent to the scene.
When crews arrived they found the man had fallen approximately 12 feet from a ladder.
He had suffered a serious head injury and the doctor anaesthetised him at the scene before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.
On arrival at hospital, the man was said to be in a critical condition.
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Ambulance staff were left stunned after turning up at the scene of a crash to find a car that had suffered massive damage, yet the driver was unhurt.
The crash happened on Soho Way in Smethwick at about 11.10pm last night.
An ambulance was sent to the scene after three 999 calls.
When crews arrived they found a car that had been left in a ‘banana’ shape with the roof crushed down after rolling over and hitting a lamppost.
The man driving had somehow managed to get out of the vehicle and was walking about at the scene.
He was complaining of some back and chest pain but had no obvious injuries.
He refused immobilisation but was taken to Sandwell Hospital as a precaution.
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A woman has died after the car she was in, was involved in a collision with a lorry this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the A38 in Rubery shortly before 5.05am today.
Two ambulance crews, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT trauma team attended.
The woman was sadly confirmed dead at the scene.
A man in his twenties who was in the car with her was initially trapped with numerous serious injuries.
He was freed from the car and was given advanced treatments at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
A woman has suffered a serious head injury in a road traffic collision with a car in Worcester.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Bransford Road shortly before 8pm yesterday evening.
Three rapid response vehicles, a paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene along with an ambulance crew.
The woman, who is in her late teens, had a serious head injury.
She was treated by crews at the scene before being taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.
A 22-year-old woman has been arrested on suspicion of murder and is currently being questioned after a 20-year-old woman was found with wounds to her neck.
Police were called at 7.06pm yesterday to an address in Hertford Road, Stratford-upon-Avon.
Paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended, but she was pronounced dead shortly afterwards.
The woman has not been formally identified but her next of kin have been informed.
Anyone with information about the woman's death is asked to call the police on 101 or phone Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.