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”.