Ambulance crews, critical care paramedics and doctors worked as a team to administer advanced trauma care to a man involved in a serious road traffic collision yesterday.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Bloxwich Road in Walsall at 3:44pm on Thursday to the incident involving a cyclist and bus. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the West Midlands CARE Team, and the Midlands Air Ambulance critical care car and Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to find the cyclist, a man, in a serious condition with potentially life changing injuries.
“Staff administered advanced trauma care to the man, and he was conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital on blue lights and sirens for further treatment. The West Midlands CARE Team and Midlands Air Ambulance crew travelled onboard, continuing with treatment on route.
“The bus driver was assessed and discharged at the scene.”