Tuesday 15th July – 4.30pm – Steve Parry.
A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision in Bassetts Pole, Sutton Coldfield this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called the junction of the A453 and Fox Hill Road at just after 2.35pm.
Two ambulances, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance based at Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and motorbike.
“A 17-year-old motorcyclist was treated for serious leg and pelvic injuries. The patient was immobilised with the use of splints, neck collar and spinal board. He was given pain relief before being conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital.
“The female driver of the car, believed to be in her sixties, was trapped in her vehicle before being released by emergency services. She was assessed by ambulance staff and taken to Good Hope Hospital as a precautionary measure.”