Biker Collides with Deer

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Thursday 22nd October 2013 – 5.10pm – Steve Parry

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a deer near Tredington, Shipston on Stour, this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on the A3400 at approximately 2.30pm.

An ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, together with the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a motorcycle and deer.

“A man in his seventies was treated for a fractured leg, chest and shoulder injuries.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint. He was also given pain relief and anaesthetised by a doctor aboard the air ambulance before being airlifted to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“It is understood the Deer died in the collision”.

 

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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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