Motorcyclist injured in Oswestry

Ambulance 7

Saturday 25th May 2013 – 7.30pm – Claire Brown.

A man has been taken to hospital following a collision involving a car and a motorcycle in Oswestry this morning.

The incident happened on the A5 near Aston at 11.00am (Saturday). An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcyclist and a car which had been involved in a collision. The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 40s, sustained fractured wrists and a suspected head injury in the crash.

“Crews and the doctor administered pain relief to the man to stabilise his condition and immobilised him on scene before he was airlifted to Royal Shrewsbury Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“No one else was injured in the crash.”



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