RTC in Longton

Wednesday 13th March 2013 – 5.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.

 A motorcyclist has been injured following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Weston Coyney Road and Farnworth Road in Longton at approximately 3.50pm this afternoon.

An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a van a motorcycle that had been in collision.

“The motorcyclist, a 70-year-old man, was treated at the scene for a fractured leg. The man was given pain relief and his leg was immobilised at the scene before being conveyed to University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”

 Ends

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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