An air ambulance landed on the nearby recreation ground before the man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, where there is a major trauma centre, by land ambulance.
The 28-year-old victim was rushed to hospital following the shocking incident in Oxbarn Avenue yesterday
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: ‘We were called to reports of a collision between a van and a pedestrian on Oxbarn Avenue at 1.15pm.
‘One ambulance, two paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, with a doctor on board, attended the scene. On arrival we discovered one male patient who was found to have suffered serious injuries.
‘He received specialist trauma care at the scene before being transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham by land ambulance.’