Motorcyclist anaesthetised at the side of the road

Ambulance at night

Thursday 19th June 2014 – 11.20pm – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has been anaesthetised at the roadside by a trauma doctor after suffering multiple injuries following a collision with a car in Birmingham.

The crash happened on Eastfield Road in Bordesley Green a little after 9.10pm on Thursday evening.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor were sent to the scene after four 999 calls were received about the incident.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a 21 year old man who was semi-conscious and had suffered multiple injuries.

“He had broken both lower legs, had multiple facial fractures and had a possible broken pelvis.

“He was anaesthetised at the scene by the doctor before being taken on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with the doctor travelling on the ambulance. On arrival, he was said to be in a critical condition.

“The driver of the car was shaken but uninjured.”



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