Motorcyclist injured in Shifnal

Saturday 20th April 2013 – 7.00pm – Claire Brown.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a collision between a motorcycle and a van in Shifnal today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Aston Road at 11.20am this morning (Saturday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcyclist and van which had been in collision. The motorcyclist, a woman in her 20s, suffered a serious leg injury.

“Crews and the doctor gave the woman pain relief before immobilising her with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint before she was airlifted to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“No one else was injured in the crash.”

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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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