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Man pinned against wall by car outside Bullring

By Richard Guttridge | Birmingham | News | Published:

A man was seriously injured after being pinned against a wall by a car outside the Bullring shopping centre.

Crowds gather near the crash scene off Edgbaston Street near the Bullring markets and shopping centre. Picture: Matthew Broad

The man, aged in his 50s, was treated for serious leg injuries after being struck outside Debenhams in Birmingham.

Ambulance crews arrived at the scene at around 2.20pm.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the West Midlands care team to the scene.

The driver, a woman believed to be in her 50s, also suffered minor injuries and was treated for shock.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man, believed to be in his 50s, who they were told had briefly been pinned against a wall following the collision.

“Following assessment from ambulance staff the man was treated for a serious leg injury.

"He appeared to have avoided any other significant injuries in the collision.

“He was immobilised and given pain relief before being transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further treatment.

“The driver of the car, a woman believed to be in her 50s, was treated for minor injuries and the effects of shock before being discharged at the scene.”

Richard Guttridge

By Richard Guttridge
Chief Reporter - @RichG_star

Chief Reporter for the Express & Star, based in Wolverhampton.

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