Man suffers serious leg injuries


Sunday 26th October 2014 – 8.45pm – John Hawker.

A man who was travelling on a motorcycle in a field has suffered serious leg injuries after a crash this afternoon.

The crash occurred in a field off Oakfield Road, Wollescote at around 4.30pm. An ambulance and the Trusts Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man in his late 20’s who had fallen from a motorcycle.

“The man had suffered an open fracture of his leg and received emergency treatment at the scene, including pain relief.

“His condition was stabilised and he was transferred by ambulance to Russells Hall Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“Unfortunately, it appears the man was not wearing the appropriate safety clothing when the incident occurred.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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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