Man injured in quad bike incident


Saturday 6th September 2014 – 8.25pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A man has been airlifted to hospital following an incident in the Black Country this afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were dispatched to the incident on Hawbush Road in Bloxwich, Walsall shortly before 5.25pm today.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance crews were called to reports of a man who had become injured after falling from a quad bike.

“The man was treated for a head and arm injury. Due to the nature of his injuries the doctor from the air ambulance gave the man an anaesthetic at the scene before he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”


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