Motorcyclist sustains multiple injuries

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Sunday 7th September 2014 – 8.50pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a major trauma centre after sustaining multiple injuries this afternoon.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the incident on Cannock Road in Penkridge shortly after 2.40pm.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance crews were called to reports of a motorcyclist who had fallen from his bike.

“The motorcyclist had suffered serious multiple injuries to his shoulder, chest and head. He was treated at the scene for his injuries, given pain relief and fully immobilised before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

“Hospital medics had been pre-alerted to the serious condition of the patient and were on standby awaiting the arrival of the air ambulance.”


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