RTC in Leek

Tuesday 4th June 2013 – 8.45pm – John Hawker.

A cyclist has been seriously injured following an RTC in Leek this afternoon.

The crash occurred at the junction of Buxton Road and Ball Haye Road at around 4.00pm.  An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a cyclist and a HGV that had been in a collision.

“The cyclist, a man believed to be in his 60’s had suffered serious head and pelvic injuries.  He received emergency treatment at the scene and due to his condition was anaesthetised by the Doctor.

“The man was airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further emergency treatment.  The hospital had been pre alerted to the mans arrival and his serious condition.  Unfortunately, his injuries were considered life threatening.”

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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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