Cyclist Injured in Chelmsley Wood


Friday 17th October 2014 – 10.45am – Steve Parry

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Chelmsley Wood this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Yorkminster Drive at the junction of Coleshill Heath Road at 9.30am.

An ambulance responder; a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle together with the Warwickshire and Northants Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and cyclist in Chelmsley Wood this morning.

“A male in his sixties was treated for head and abdominal injuries. He was sedated by medics at the scene before being airlifted to hospital.

“The patient was also immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board before being transferred to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The female car driver was assessed at the scene but did not require further hospital treatment.”




Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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