Cyclist seriously injured in Birmingham


Sunday 4th August 2013 – 7.30am – Claire Brown.

A man has been seriously injured after coming off his bicycle in Handsworth this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Oxhill Road, Handsworth at 2.50am earlier this morning (Sunday). An ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and a doctor and two nurses from the West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Emergency Team (CARE) were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews found a man, believed to be in his 50s, who had come off his bicycle and had sustained a serious head injury.

“Crews and the medics worked as a team to stabilise his condition and administer treatment on scene before he was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham, a major trauma centre, for further emergency treatment.”




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