Bullring open and trading as normal after man found seriously injured

The Bullring was back open and trading as normal after a man was found with serious injuries after he fell from an upper floor. The incident happened at about 2.40pm yesterday (Tues).

The man was given trauma care at the scene before being rushed on blue lights to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital. Cops cordoned off sections of the shopping center on each floor near Selfridges after the incident.

Part of the shopping center was closed off while the incident was dealt with. But the Bullring was back open and trading as normal today.

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Police have said there is “no suggestion” a crime has been committed. A spokesman for West Midlands Police said: “We were called after a man fell from an upper floor just before 2.40pm today (April 5). He has been taken to hospital and we’re working to understand what happened.

“At this time, there is no suggestion that a crime has been committed. The Samaritans charity is available 24/7 if you need to talk. Call them on 116 123.”

A spokeswoman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received numerous 999 calls to the Bullring shopping center in Birmingham at 2.38pm. An ambulance, two paramedic officers and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended the scene.

“An off duty paramedic was also on scene. When crews arrived they found a man being cared for by Bullring staff who had sustained serious injuries. He was given trauma care by the team of ambulance staff before being transported on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. ”

BirminghamLive has asked the Bullring for a statement.

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