Tuesday 4th March 2014 – 9am – Chris Kowalik.
A teenage motorcyclist has been taken to one of the West Midlands’ specialist major trauma centres after being injured in a road traffic collision with a lorry in Wolverhampton.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Station Road and Enterprise Drive in the Four Ashes area of the city shortly before 4.15am today.
Three rapid response vehicles attended; staffed respectively by a paramedic area support officer, an advance community paramedic and the MERIT trauma team consisting of a trauma doctor and critical care practitioner. An ambulance crew also attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The 19 year old had a deep wound to his left leg which was dressed at the scene. He was also experiencing chest pains. He was immobilised, fluids and pain relief were intravenously given and he was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further treatment.”