A man was given lifesaving care at the scene of a serious road traffic collision in Great Barr yesterday afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Beeches Road at 3.16pm (Tuesday) to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian. Two ambulances, two paramedic officers, a critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic on-board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find the pedestrian, a man, in cardiac arrest following a collision with a car.
“Ambulance staff quickly commenced advanced life support on scene and managed to restart the man’s heart. The man was conveyed by land ambulance on blue lights and sirens to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham in a critical condition.
“The driver of car was assessed by crews but was uninjured.”