Four men injured in RTC


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

Four men have been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Coventry today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Fivefield Road and Tamworth Road in Keresley End shortly before 10.20am this morning.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were dispatched to the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a motorcyclist and a car that had been in collision.

“The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 50’s, had sustained multiple injuries. The man was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene before being conveyed, via land ambulance, to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The doctor from the air ambulance travelled aboard the land ambulance continuing to provide emergency medical treatment, alongside the crew whilst en route to hospital. Hospital medics had been pre-alerted to the arrival of the man and of his injuries.

“Three occupants had been travelling in the car at the time of the incident. All three men were treated by crews at the scene for minor injuries before being conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.”


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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