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Man airlifted to hospital after Wollaston crash
4:35pm Friday 16th August 2013 in Local
A PEDESTRIAN injured in a Wollaston road crash this afternoon (Friday) has been airlifted to hospital.
The man, believed to be in his 80s, was hit by a car just before 2.50pm in Bridgnorth Road.
Police, an ambulance, two paramedics in rapid response vehicles, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene where the man was treated for lower back pain, minor cuts and abrasions before being flown to hospital.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “An ambulance crew was flagged down by a member of the public after a pedestrian was in collision with a car.
“The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”
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