RTC in Stoke on Trent

Sunday 7th April 2013 – 8.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following an incident in Staffordshire this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a road traffic collision at the junction of the A500 and Shelton New Road in Stoke on Trent shortly after 11.10am this morning.

An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor, were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Services spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a motorcyclist that had been in collision with a lamp-post.

“The motorcyclist, a man in his 40’s, was treated for significant leg and arm injuries. The man was given pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being conveyed, via land ambulance, to University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.

“The doctor from the aircraft travelled on board the land ambulance continuing to provide emergency medical treatment whilst on en-route to hospital.”

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Motorcyclist seriously injured

Sunday 7th April 2013 – 10.00am – Suzie Fothergill.  

A man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving two cars and a motorcyclist in Staffordshire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near to the junction of King Street and Clarence Road in Fenton, Stoke on Trent shortly before 9.40pm yesterday.

Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a motorcyclist who had suffered serious multiple injuries.

“The man was treated for a serious chest injury and multiple fractures to his leg, pelvis and collarbone. He was fully immobilised and conveyed to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and specialist treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the man and of his injuries.

“Two other people from the cars were assessed and treated for minor injuries at the scene.”

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Motorcyclist and pedestrian in collision

Saturday 6th April 2013 – 11.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Wolverhampton today.

A passing West Midlands Ambulance Service crew came across the incident at the junction of Cannock Road and Stafford Street in Wolverhampton at approximately 8.45pm this evening.

A further ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews found a motorcyclist and a pedestrian that had been in collision.

“The pedestrian, a man in his mid-20’s, was treated for a head injury and injuries to his lower limbs. The man was fully immobilised and conveyed to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham. A medic from MERIT travelled on board the ambulance continuing to provide emergency medical treatment whilst en route to the hospital.

“The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 30’s, was treated for a back injury before being conveyed to New Cross Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Six taken to hospital following motorcycle incidents

Saturday 6th April 2013 – 9.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

West Midlands Ambulance Service has attended to a spate of motorcycle incidents throughout the region today.

  • Shortly after 12.55pm this afternoon West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call to the junction of Atherstone Street and Brook End in Fazeley, Tamworth. An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were dispatched to the scene.

On arrival at the scene crews found a car and a motorcycle that had been in collision. The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 40’s, was treated for a leg and a potential pelvic injury. The man was immobilised and airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.

  • At approximately 1.25pm this afternoon the Trust was called to reports of a pushbike and a scooter that had been in collision at Wrekin View in Madeley, Telford. An ambulance, a senior ambulance officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

A nine year old boy was treated by crews for a head injury and multiple abrasions to his body before being airlifted to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

  • Just after 1.30pm crews were again called to an incident involving a motorcyclist and a pushbike on Coton Road in Nuneaton. Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham, two BASICS doctors and the Trust MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were in attendance at the scene.

The cyclist was treated for multiple injuries. Due to the serious nature of his injuries the man was given at anaesthetic at the scene before being conveyed, via land ambulance, to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire. A medic travelled on board the ambulance continuing to provide emergency medical treatment whilst on route to hospital.

The motorcyclist, a man, was also treated for multiple injuries before being immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board. The motorcyclist was also conveyed via land ambulance to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment. 

  • At approximately 3.35pm the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire, an ambulance and a community first responder attended to an incident involving a car and a motorcyclist near to Whitacre Garden Centre on Tamworth Road in Coleshill, Birmingham.

The motorcyclist, a man, was treated for serious multiple injuries. The man was fully immobilised and airlifted to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

  • Shortly after 5.15pm crews were called Holyhead Road, Priorslee, Telford to reports of a motorcyclist that had been in collision with a bollard. An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were dispatched to the scene.

The motorcyclist, a man, was treated for a potential pelvic fracture. The man was given pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being airlifted to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

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Teenager airlifted following RTC

Friday 5th April 2013 – 8.40pm – Suzie Fothergill.  

A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital following an incident in Wolverhampton today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a road traffic collision at the junction of Lawnswood Avenue and Birmingham New Road in Ettingshall shortly after 5pm this evening.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire and the West Midlands Care Team, consisting of a doctor, an immediate care nurse and a paramedic ambulance officer were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a pedestrian and a car that had been in collision.

“The pedestrian, a boy believed to be approximately 14 years of age, was treated for a head injury, a significant left leg injury, a potential right leg injury and a fractured arm.

“The teenager was given pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being airlifted to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Two Car RTC in Tipton

Friday 5th April 2013 – 8.30am – Suzie Fothergill.  

Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in the Black Country last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident which took place on a roundabout at the junction of Shrubbery Avenue, Bell Street and Dudley Road in Tipton shortly after 7.10pm last night.

One ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found two cars that had been in collision.

“The driver and front seat passenger from one of the vehicles were reported to have been ejected from the car. The driver, a 20-year-old man, was found lying on the floor in the middle of the roundabout. The man was treated for a head injury and fully immobilised before being conveyed to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The front seat passenger, a 19-year-old woman was treated for minor injuries and was conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”

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Fatal incident in Rugby

Thursday 4th April 2013 – 8.30am – Suzie Fothergill.  

A boy has died and another has been injured following an incident in Warwickshire yesterday afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a road traffic collision in Parkfield Road in Rugby shortly before 4.35pm yesterday.

An ambulance, two rapid response vehicles, a paramedic area support officer, a senior ambulance officer, the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance and a BASICS Doctor were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a boy lying in the road. The boy who had suffered serious injuries was immediately assessed and was found to be in traumatic cardiac arrest. Full resuscitation techniques were carried out at the scene but unfortunately despite best efforts of ambulance crews nothing could be done to save the boy and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

“A second boy found in a van was treated for facial injuries. The boy was fully immobilised before being conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire, via land ambulance, for further assessment and treatment.”

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Notes to editors

I have no more details on this incident for more information please contact Warwickshire Police.

Two Car RTC

Tuesday 2nd April 2013 – 6.30am – Suzie Fothergill.  

Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Tamworth last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Coventry Road in Kingsbury at approximately 8.35pm yesterday.

Three ambulances, a rapid response car, a paramedic area support officer, a BASICS Doctor and the West Midlands CARE Team were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found two cars that had been in collision.

“The driver of the first car, a man in his 20’s, was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.

“Two men in their 30’s were found to be trapped in the second vehicle. The men were extricated from the vehicle with the assistance of the fire service. The driver was treated for multiple fractures to his pelvis and leg whilst the passenger was treated for leg fractures. Both men were fully immobilised and conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the men and of their injuries.”

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