Teenager taken to major trauma centre following crash - The Evesham Observer

Teenager taken to major trauma centre following crash

Evesham Editorial 15th Jun, 2017 Updated: 16th Jun, 2017   0

A TEENAGER has been taken to the major trauma centre in Birmingham after the car he was in crashed into three parked cars on Fairfield Road.

West Mercia Police were called to the scene at 2.58am this morning and the road was closed for several hours following the incident.

Hereford and Worcester Fire Service said they sent two crews from Evesham and one crew from Droitwich to the scene at about 3.34am.

Two teenagers were inside the car a West Midlands Ambulance spokesman has confirmed.

Firefighters had to remove the roof of the car to free one of the teenagers who was trapped inside.

A 17-year-old man was treated at the scene by paramedics  for neck, arm, shoulder and rib injuries.

He was then taken to the Major Trauma Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further treatment.

A 14-year-old boy was also assessed at the scene, but declined to be taken to hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesman said: “We were called at 3.15am to Fairfield Road to reports of a car colliding with three parked cars just after a bend. One car ended up against a house and a few wheely bins were rather squashed.

“A rapid response vehicle arrived on scene in six minutes and an ambulance shortly afterwards.

“There were two people in the car.”



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