Cyclists injured

Wednesday 9th October 2013 – 3.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.

Two men have been injured following a road traffic collision in Warwickshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Ardens Grafton in Alcester shortly after midday.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer, a medical first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of two cyclists that had fallen from their bicycles.

“The first cyclist, a man believed to be in his 60’s, was treated for head and facial injuries. The man was fully immobilised before being airlifted to Alexandra Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“A second man, believed to be in his 70’s, was also treated at the scene for head, facial and chest injuries. The man was fully immobilised and conveyed to the same hospital via land ambulance.”

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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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