Biker Airlifted in Warwickshire

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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.”

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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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