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Man suffered suspected broken pelvis during two car smash in Dudley
Updated 10:10am Monday 27th January 2014 in Local
A MAN was taken to hospital with a suspected broken pelvis after a two car smash in which left a road blocked in Dudley.
The incident happened near the junction of Peartree Lane and Hulbert Drive at around 7.30pm on Sunday January 26, the cars had a total of five occupants including a toddler.
West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched three ambulances, a responder paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a Peugeot and a Citroen which had been involved in a collision. The Citroen also ended up colliding with a wall and a set of gates. All five occupants were out of their vehicles.
“The driver of the Peugeot, a woman in her 20s, suffered chest pain in the collision. The woman along with a toddler, who suffered a minor head injury, were both taken to Russells Hall Hospital.
“The front seat passenger, a man in his 20s, sustained a suspected fractured pelvis. Crews and the medic immobilised him with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint before conveying him to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
“The driver and passenger from the Citroen, both men in their early 20s, suffered minor injuries and were checked over by ambulance staff. The passenger was collared and boarded as a precaution and both were taken to Russells Hall Hospital.”
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