Man seriously injured after getting trapped under lorry in Willenhall

A man has been left seriously injured after he became trapped under a lorry in Willenhall. Medics were called at 2.31pm yesterday (Sunday, August 2) to Keats Road and discovered a man who was trapped under a HGV. The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance and two paramedic officers attended, with the first resource on scene in nine minutes.

The man was treated for serious injuries once he had been freed by the fire service. He was rushed via land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on blue lights and sirens.

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A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “When crews arrived, they found a man, who had become trapped under a vehicle. The Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Paramedic and Doctor administered pain relief to the patient whilst the fire service helped in extricating him from underneath the vehicle.

“Once out, crews worked together to treat the man for serious injuries before taking him by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham on blue lights and sirens.

The Critical Care paramedic and Doctor travelled in the ambulance with the patient to continue treatment on route to the QE.”

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