Motorcycle crashes

Monday 6th May 2013 – 6.00pm – John Hawker.

Two men have been injured in two separate motorcycle crashes today, one in Worcestershire and one in Shropshire.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The first crash occurred at 7.35am this morning on Worcester Road, Grafton Flyford.  Two ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

“The motorcyclist, a man in his 50’s, suffered serious leg and foot injuries in the crash.  He received emergency treatment at the scene and was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital major trauma unit for further emergency treatment.

“The second crash occurred on Northgate Road, Bridgnorth at around 2.10pm this afternoon. A motorcycle was believed to have been in collision with a car.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and the same air ambulance attended.

“The man riding the bike, believed to be in his 40s, suffered multiple minor injuries, including a chest injury.  He received treatment at the scene and he was taken by land ambulance to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further treatment.”

Ends

We have no further information on these incidents.

 

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.

1 comment

  1. I was the motorcycle rider near Northgate outside midland shire farmers at about 2.10pm Monday and as I was out cold at the scene. I am appealing for witnesses, anyone with any information will be gratefully recieved thanks Steve

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