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Van driver in serious condition after vehicle crashes into Halesowen home 

22 Jan 18

A van driver was rushed to hospital in a serious condition after his vehicle crashed into a Halesowen home this morning (Monday 22nd January).


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Lucky escape for driver after car overturns in Barnes Hill collision 

19 Jan 18

A driver suffered relatively minor injuries after their car collided with a lamppost and overturned in Barnes Hill this afternoon (Friday 19th January).


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Air ambulance drama as teen injured in Tamworth assault 

12 Jan 18

Emergency crews from West Midlands Ambulance Service and Staffordshire Police were at the scene…


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“Nothing could be done” to save man 

11 Jan 18

WEST MIDLANDS Ambulance Service have said that “nothing could be done” to save a twenty-year-old man who was pulled from the canal yesterday, Wednesday 10 January.


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Body pulled from Canal in Kettlebrook 

10 Jan 18

A BODY has been pulled from the Coventry Canal in Kettlebrook today, Wednesday 10 January.


Local news
Motorcyclist seriously injured in Redditch Road RTC 

9 Jan 18

A man has been given advanced trauma care by ambulance staff this afternoon following a road traffic collision.


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Motorcyclist seriously injured in Kings Norton collision 

9 Jan 18

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a collision involving a car in Kings Norton this afternoon (Tuesday 9th January).


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Two women sadly die following a collision on M42 near Curdworth. 

5 Jan 18

Emergency services were called to the M42 Motorway between junctions 9 and 10 northbound near Curdworth in Sutton Coldfield, at around 3.20AM this morning (05/01), to reports of a collision involving a car and a van.


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Why the air ambulance landed in Tamworth 

4 Jan 18

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent paramedics to Manor Road…


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Tribute to Neil Jones and renewed appeal for information after crash new Belfry Hotel 

2 Jan 18

OFFICERS from Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision on the A446 on Saturday 16 December at approximately 1:30am.


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West Midlands Ambulance Service needs student paramedics – but you only have 12 hours to apply 

2 Jan 18

The service is looking for candidates for the next 12 hours only…


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Elderly man injured following a collision in Kings Heath on Boxing Day. 

27 Dec 17

Emergency services, including an air ambulance, were dispatched to Vicarage Road, at around 1:30PM on Boxing Day, to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car near Abbots Road.


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Elderly woman waited FOUR hours for ambulance after falling in street 

20 Dec 17

West Midlands Ambulance Service said it was the second busiest day in the Trust’s history…


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Homeless man has sadly died in the city centre.  

18 Dec 17

A man, aged 38, who had reportedly been homeless for sometime, has sadly died after being discovered on Edgbaston Street, near the Bullring Markets, on Sunday morning (17/12).


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Appeal for witnesses after fatal collision on the A446 

18 Dec 17

OFFICERS from Warwickshire Police are appealing for witnesses after a man died in a collision on the A446 on Saturday 16 December at approximately 1:30am.


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‘Harrowing Collision’ – what we know so far… 

17 Dec 17

A PRESS Conference has just been held in relation to the fatal collision in Birmingham this morning in which six people have been confirmed dead.


Local news
Six sadly killed in serious city centre collision 

17 Dec 17

Six people have died and another is in a critical condition in hospital following a serious collision in Birmingham in the early hours of this morning (Sunday 17th December).


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Coventry bus services diverted after car crashed into hedge 

14 Dec 17

An elderly man was treated by the ambulance service after a low-speed collision…


Local news
Dog rescued from Weoley house fire – family of three safe 

13 Dec 17

West Midlands Fire Service ensured the safety of a family of three and their dog following a fire in a Weoley Castle home yesterday evening (Tuesday 12th December).


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Birmingham Tesco evacuated over fire in self-service checkout machine 

5 Dec 17

The ambulance service sent a hazard team to the city centre store.


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West Midlands Ambulances to display sepsis warning message 

4 Dec 17

SEPSIS takes 44,000 lives a year in the UK but few people know what it is, says West Midlands Ambulance Service chief Anthony Marsh.


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Traffic builds across Tamworth after car flips onto its roof 

28 Nov 17

Both Staffordshire Police and West Midlands Ambulance Service were scrambled to the scene in Ventura Park…


Blog comment
30 days of human comms: day #14 Queensland Ambulance Service takes a dying patient to see the ocean a final time 

24 Nov 17

This is beautiful.


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Three people injured following a collision involving a bus and a van on Smethwick High Street.  

20 Nov 17

Two men and an elderly woman received treatment by ambulance staff this afternoon (20/11), after they were involved in a collision between a bus and a van.


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30 days of human comms #12 North West Ambulance Service’s response to a man abusing a paramedic 

20 Nov 17

Paramedics see the best and worst that life has to offer.