Cyclist injured

Sunday 12th May 2013 – 10.25am – Suzie Fothergill.   

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following an incident in Worcestershire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Vernon Road in Stourport on Severn shortly before 10.30pm yesterday evening.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a senior ambulance 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 were called to reports of a car and a cyclist that had been in collision.

“On arrival at the scene crews found the cyclist, a man, lying on the pavement. The man was treated for a significant head injury. Due to the nature of the injury the doctor gave the man an anaesthetic at the scene.

“The cyclist was fully immobilised and conveyed to the specialist trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and treatment. The doctor travelled on board the ambulance continuing to provide emergency medical treatment whilst en route to hospital.”


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