Jogger suffers head injury in Warwickshire

Ambulance and response vehicle
Tuesday 27th May 2014 – 6.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A jogger’s pursuit of fitness has resulted in him ending up in hospital with potentially serious injuries after a collision with a motorbike in Warwickshire.

The crash happened in Lutterworth Road in Nuneaton at just after 5.10pm on Tuesday afternoon.

Two ambulances and a paramedic rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a 65 year old jogger next to parked cars and a motorcycle nearby.

“The man had sustained a head injury and was concussed. In addition he had a possible internal injury and pain in both elbows. After being assessed and treated at the scene, he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The rider of the motor bike, a man in his 20s, was thankfully not too seriously hurt. He was treated for minor injuries before being taken to George Eliot Hospital for further assessment.”

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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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