Thursday 12th June 2014 – 8.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.
A motorcyclist has sustained serious injuries following a road traffic collision involving a lorry in Shropshire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A495 in Newton, Ellesmere shortly before 3.45pm this afternoon.
An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and a Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a lorry and a motorbike that had been in collision. On arrival at the scene ambulance crew’s found the motorcyclist trapped underneath his bike.
“The man was freed and treated for severe leg injuries. The motorcyclist, who was also suspected to have sustained internal injuries, was fully immobilised at the scene.
“Due to the serious nature of his injuries, the man was given advanced pain relief before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and specialist treatment.”