Sunday 6th July 2014 – 8.30am – Jamie Arrowsmith.
A motorcyclist has been seriously injured following a road traffic collision in Stourbridge last night (Saturday).
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on New Street, Wordsley at 7.20pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham, with a critical care paramedic on board, to the scene. The police and fire service were also in attendance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews were called to reports of a road traffic collision involving a motorbike and a car.
“The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, was assessed by ambulance staff who quickly began treating him for a number of serious injuries.
“Due to the seriousness of injuries the man had suffered to his head, pelvis and legs, he was anaesthetised by a doctor and taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, by land ambulance.
“The hospital had been pre-alerted and medics were on standby awaiting the man’s arrival.
“Thankfully, the driver of the car remained uninjured in the incident.”