Motorcyclist seriously injured

Saturday 26th October 2013 – 4.30pm – John Hawker.

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following an RTC in Oldbury this morning.

The crash occurred in Unity Place at around 11am.  An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Trusts CARE team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a motorcycle that had been in a significant collision.

“The man riding the motorcycle, believed to be in his mid 20’s, suffered a serious leg injury.  He received emergency treatment at the scene including receiving pain relief and being immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar.

“The man was transferred by land ambulance to Sandwell Hospital for further emergency treatment.”

“The occupants of the car were uninjured in the crash.”


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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