A man has died in a collision involving his car and a lorry on the M6 this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called shortly before 1.55am to the northbound carriageway between junctions 5 and 6.
A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) attended.
The car driver was confirmed dead at the scene.
The lorry driver was shaken but uninjured.
A man has died and two others have been injured following a road traffic collision in Shropshire in the early hours of this morning.
The incident occurred on the A41, near to the Bell public house, Tong, Shifnal at around 1.00am.
A rapid response vehicle, three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team attended the scene, along with the Police and Fire service.
Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in a significant collision.
One man had suffered multiple serious injuries in the crash and was in traumatic cardiac arrest at the scene.
Advanced life support was immediately carried out by medics but unfortunately, despite everyone’s best efforts, nothing could be done to save him and sadly he was confirmed dead at the scene.
A second man suffered head and leg injuries in the crash and received advanced trauma care at the scene of the incident. He was then transferred to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further emergency treatment.
A third man was treated at the scene for multiple minor injuries. Following treatment the man was transferred to Princess Royal hospital for further emergency care.
Emergency services responded to a 999 call this morning after a bull attacked a farmer.
Crews travelled to the Hinstock area of Shropshire to find the farmer, who had suffered back and pelvis injuries.
He was flown to hospital.
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A man needed emergency care at the scene of a road traffic collision in which four other people escaped serious injury in Warwickshire.Read the full story ›
One person has been seriously injured and another two have suffered injuries after a road traffic accident last night.
The crash occurred on the Wolverhampton Road, near to Himley Cricket Club at just after 6pm.
We were called to reports of a two vehicle RTC with one vehicle having rolled over in the crash.
The driver of the car that rolled over, a man believed to be in his 40’s, had suffered multiple lacerations in the crash and also a reduced level of consciousness.
The man received emergency treatment at the scene and with assistance of the fire service, was removed from the vehicle after being trapped for about 30 minutes before being taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment. All emergency services on scene worked seamlessly together to ensure the patients received the best treatment as quickly and safely as possible.
A woman and child were both trapped in their car for about an hour following a road traffic collision with a HGV this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Longford Road and Windmill Road in Longford, Coventry at about 9.45am and sent two ambulances and a paramedic officer to the scene.
The car had suffered significant damage in the collision and as a result the two patients were trapped inside - thankfully they were not seriously injured.
Once crews had assessed them, they worked carefully with the fire service to cut them both free.
The woman, thought to be in her 30s, was treated for minor injuries, including cuts and bruises and was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.The girl, a toddler, was treated for back pain as well as cuts and bruises.
She was also immobilised before being taken to the same hospital.
The driver of the lorry, a man, was uninjured in the incident.
A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a collision with a car yesterday afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Longford Road Junction in Newport shortly after 2.20pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance to the scene.
Crews arrived to find a cyclist, a man believed to be in his 70s, with a reduced level of consciousness following a collision with a car.
Following assessment he was treated by medics for a serious head injury and once his condition was stabilised, he was transferred on to the air ambulance and taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
Unfortunately, the man’s injuries were considered very serious.
There were four occupants in the car, two adults and two children, all of whom were assessed and discharged at scene.
A man has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a collision with a bus this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the junction of Church Hill Way and Eagle Road in Moons Moat, Redditch, at 8.50am and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.
Crews arrived at the scene to discover a pedestrian lying at the roadside following a collision with a bus.
The man, thought to be in his 20s, was assessed by ambulance staff and treated for a serious chest injury.
Crews worked quickly to stabilise his condition and administer pain relief before loading him on to the ambulance - the man remained conscious throughout.
He was then transported to the waiting air ambulance, which had landed on nearby basketball courts, before being flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham for further treatment.
A man has suffered serious injuries after the car he was travelling in left the road, rolled and came to rest in a field.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the A53, near to Kingsley Moor Petrol Station, in Stoke just before 6.10pm yesterday and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and two BASICS doctors to the scene.
Crews arrived to find that the car had suffered significant damage to the roof but was back on all four wheels.
There was one patient, a man believed to be in his 30s, who was out of the vehicle on arrival.
“Following assessment he was treated for a serious head injury and once his condition had been stabilised, he was transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital. Two other occupants of the car did not require medical attention.
A woman who had to be cut free from her vehicle following a two car RTC has been airlifted to a major trauma centre yesterday afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the junction of the A4103 and Clapham Lane in Rushwick, Worcestershire, shortly before 1.35pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Strensham to the scene.
On arrival, crews discovered two cars that had suffered significant front end damage in the collision, both with one patient inside.
A group of A&E consultants from Leicester Royal Infirmary were already on scene prior to the arrival of crews and assisted throughout with the treatment of patients.
A woman believed to be in her 50s had to be cut free through the roof of her car with the help of the fire service, before being airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham. From the second car, a 19-year-old man was treated for a leg injury and suspected pelvic injury and was taken to Worcester Royal Hospital by land ambulance.