Tuesday 6th August 2013 – 3.00pm – John Hawker.
A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following a road traffic collision in Leominster this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called the junction of the A49 and A4112 at approximately 8.45am.
Two ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and a motorbike.
“A male motorcyclist, believed to be in his late forties, was treated for serious leg, chest, arm and pelvic injuries. The patient was anesthetised by the air ambulance doctor and immobilised with the use of splints, neck collar and spinal board before being conveyed to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient and a trauma team were on standby.”