Rider Airlifted in Crash


Saturday 10th August 2013 – 1.45pm – Steve Parry.

A scooter rider and his pillion passenger have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Hartlebury near Kidderminster, earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of Stanklyn Lane and Summerfield Lane at approximately 10.15am.

Two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, together with a paramedic officer 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 scooter.

“A man in his forties was treated for a serious head injury.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board before being airlifted to the trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The female pillion passenger, believed to be in her forties, was treated for minor injuries and taken by land ambulance to Kidderminster Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”





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