Birmingham Bullring evacuated: Police lock down major shopping center for ‘serious injury’ | United Kingdom | News
An ambulance and paramedics rushed to the scene to treat a “seriously injured” man.
A spokeswoman for the West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We received numerous calls to 999 at the Bullring shopping center in Birmingham at 2.38pm.
“An ambulance, two paramedics and a MERIT trauma doctor and an intensive care paramedic attended the scene. An off-duty paramedic was also at the scene.
“When crews arrived they found a man being treated by Bullring staff who had suffered serious injuries. He was given trauma treatment by the ambulance crew before being transported to the blue lights towards the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”
Initially, viewers wrote on Twitter that a “body bag” had been seen.
@amanpatel0 wrote: “We looked over the edge and unfortunately saw a body bag.”
@caitlinisntrad said: “Someone unfortunately threw themselves over the edge of the railing.”
Arena staff confirmed to I Am Birmingham that an “incident” took place, without specifying what happened or how long the building will remain vacated.
They wrote on Twitter: “Bullring staff have confirmed an ‘incident’ has occurred but cannot release details.
“They have also confirmed that Selfridges and shops within the police cordon will remain closed until further notice.
“Staff could not confirm when access to the area will be reopened.”
However, information on the deaths remains unconfirmed.