Wednesday 2nd July 2014 – 2.55pm – John Hawker.
A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following an RTC in Oldbury this morning.
The crash occurred on the New Birmingham Road, at the junction of Hill Road and Regent Road at around 11.45am. Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and two air ambulances, one from Strensham and one from Warwickshire and Northamptonshire attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcyclist trapped under a car after being in collision with a different vehicle.
“With the assistance of the fire service the car was quickly lifted off the patient. The man had suffered serious chest, pelvic, abdominal and leg injuries in the crash.
The man, believed to be in his 30’s, received emergency treatment at the scene and was anaesthetised by the trauma Doctor. He was then transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit with treatment continuing en-route.
“A team of medics were on standby at the hospital awaiting the patient’s arrival. Unfortunately, the mans injuries were considered life threatening.
“A woman, believed to be in her early 20’s, who was a passenger in the first car the motorcyclist collided with received treatment at the scene for a minor head injury and shoulder pain. She was transferred to Russells Hall Hospital for further treatment.”
We have no further details on this incident.