Motorcylist airlifted

Saturday 15th June 2013 – 5.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in the Black Country today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Avenue Road and Stourbridge Road in Dudley shortly before 10.40am this morning.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a car and a motorbike that had been in collision.

“On arrival at the scene crews treated the motorcyclist for significant multiple limb injuries. The man believed to be in his 50’s was given pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The driver and passenger from the car were treated at the scene for minor injuries but did not require further hospital treatment.”

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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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