Airlifted after fall from lorry

Midlands Air Ambulance
Friday 27th June 2014 – 6.15pm – Murray MacGregor.

A lorry driver has been airlifted to hospital with possible pelvic injuries after falling off the back of his truck and knocking himself out.

The incident happened in Cobham Road in Pershore at about 11:20am on Friday morning.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were sent to the scene with the aircraft landing in a nearby school.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The ambulance staff were told that the 43 year old from Leicestershire had fallen about five feet and had initially lost consciousness.

“He was complaining of pelvic pain and also had chest pains when he breathed in and out.

“He had a pelvic binder applied, was immobilised and given pain relief before being taken on the ambulance to the aircraft for onward airlift to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“He was fully conscious on arrival at hospital.”


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