Friday 20th December 2013 – 7.30pm – Steve Parry.
A man has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision on the A44 at Monkland near Hereford this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident just after 3.30pm.
An ambulance together a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham and a trauma doctor from the Mercian Accident Rescue Service (MARS) were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a collision between a car and car towing a caravan.
“Crews treated a man in his seventies. The patient was treated for a serious head laceration.
“The patient was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.”