Man airlifted after quad bike fall

Sunday 6th July 2014 – 9.30pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.


A man has been airlifted to one of the region’s major trauma centres after suffering a serious head injury in a fall from a quad bike in Warwick earlier today (Sunday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident, in a field off Banbury Road, shortly before 2.25pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance, with a doctor on board, to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a man, believed to be in his 40s, who had fallen from a quad bike whilst out riding.

“Ambulance staff quickly assessed the man and began treating him for head and arm injuries.

“He was anaesthetised before being flown to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

“The hospital had been pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the man’s arrival.

“Nobody else was involved or injured in the incident.”


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