Motorcyclists collide in Ashbourne

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Sunday 19th October 2014 – 6.20pm – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist had to be airlifted to a major trauma centre this morning after colliding with a fellow biker in Ashbourne.

The incident happened on the A515 Main Road in Draycott in the Clay, just over the Staffordshire border in Derbyshire at 10.30am this morning (Sunday). An ambulance, a community paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill airbase attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were told that two motorcycles had been involved in a collision. One biker, a 65-year-old man, had reportedly lost consciousness for a short time following the incident. Upon assessment, crews found he had suffered a back injury.

“Due to the reported unconsciousness, the man was airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further treatment.

“No one else was injured in the collision.”

ENDS

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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