Saturday 29th June 2013 – 2.30pm – Steve Parry.
A motorcyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision near Atherstone, earlier today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident in Coleshill Road, Bentley at approximately 12.30pm.
An ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, together with a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northants Air Ambulance attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The ambulance service responded to a motorcyclist who had come off his machine and hit a tree.
“Crews treated a male in his twenties for serious back, neck and head injuries.
“The patient was given pain relief and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being airlifted to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”