RTC involving bus, van and car, Hawthorne Rd, Oscott

9 people have been triaged at the scene of an RTC where a bus collided with two other vehicles

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Published on 9 August 2022
This incident is closed

Hawthorn Rd, Kingstanding, Birmingham B44 8QS, UK

At 7.26 on August 9, crews from Perry Barr and Erdington were called to an RTC on Hawthorne Road, Oscott.

The incident involved a single-decker bus which had collided with a parked car and van.

A total of nine people were triaged at the scene by fire service personnel prior to the arrival of West Midlands Ambulance.

A woman and the driver of the bus were both led to safety by our crews and were due to be conveyed to hospital for further precautionary checks. A further 1 man, who was trapped by injuries on the bus was extricated from the bus by firefighters using Holmatro cutting equipment. His injuries are not thought to be life-changing, but he too will be conveyed to the hospital for a further check.

A total of nine casualties were handed over to the care of West Midlands Ambulance paramedics on their arrival.

The car and bus were made safe by fire service crews. The local council highways department has also been in attendance and will reattend later once West Midlands Police have concluded their investigations.

Hawthorn Road remains closed for police to carry out their investigations and the incident has been left in their care.

Crews will shortly be leaving the scene as of 09:08.