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Man seriously injured after being trapped under lorry in Willenhall

By Dayna Farrington | Willenhall | News | Published:

A man was treated for serious injuries after becoming trapped under a lorry in the Black Country.

Keats Road, in Willenhall. Photo: Google Maps

Emergency services, including the Midlands Air Ambulance, were called to Keats Road, in Willenhall, at around 2.30pm on Sunday.

He was treated for serious injuries before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a land ambulance and two paramedic officers attended, with the first resource on scene in nine minutes.

A spokesman 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.”

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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