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Woman in critical condition following Castle Bromwich collision

Solihull Editorial 22nd Oct, 2018   0

A WOMAN is in a potentially life-threatening condition following a collision with a car in Castle Bromwich this morning (October 22).

The pedestrian, thought to be around aged around 50, was crossing Chester Road in Castle Bromwich around 9.10am when she was struck by a car.

She was rushed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital where she is undergoing treatment for critical injuries.

Police are now appealing for anyone who witnessed what happened to contact them.

Det Sgt Paul Hughes, from the force’s serious collision investigation unit, said: “We have closed the road between junction five of the M6 and Spitfire Island so that forensic examinations can be carried out.

“This is causing significant traffic delays so please avoid the area if possible.

“A woman is in a critical condition in hospital, so I would also appeal to anyone who witnessed the collision and hasn’t already spoken to us, or has CCTV or dash-cam footage to get in touch.”

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a woman who had suffered very serious injuries.

“She was treated on scene by ambulance staff and the doctor before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance; the doctor travelled with the ambulance.

“The woman driving the car was shaken but wasn’t injured.”

Anyonw with information should contact the serious collision investigation unit on [email protected] call 101 or Live Chat via WMP Online between 8am and midnight and quote log number 526 from October 22.

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