Motorcyclist airlifted from Stratford-upon-Avon

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Friday 10th October 2014 – 8.15pm – Claire Brown.

A man has been airlifted to hospital after a road traffic collision with a car in Stratford-upon-Avon this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Banbury Road shortly after 4.30pm (Friday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found a motorcyclist and a car had been involved in a collision.

“The motorcyclist, a 58-year-old man, sustained a serious lower leg injury. Ambulance staff administered pain relief to the man before carefully immobilising him with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint. Once stabilised, the man was flown to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The car driver did not require hospital treatment.”

ENDS

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