Man injured in quad bike incident

Wednesday 18th September 2013 – 4.45pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been airlifted to hospital following an incident in Worcestershire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A456 in Rock, Clows Top shortly after 1.30pm this afternoon.

An ambulance and two Midlands Air Ambulances; one from Strensham and one from Cosford were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a man who had fallen from a quad bike.

“The man, who was not wearing a helmet, had suffered a serious head injury. Due to the nature of his injury, the man was given an anaesthetic at the scene and was fully immobilised before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and specialist treatment.

“The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the man and of his injuries.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”


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