Cyclist Injured in Longton

Hospital - Heartlands

Tuesday 18th November 2014 – 10pm – Steve Parry

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Longton this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a location just outside the Longton Cottage Hospital in Belgrave Road at 7.15pm.

An ambulance; a paramedic officer in a rapid response car together with two BASICS doctors attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a taxi and cyclist in Longton.

“Crews treated a man believed to be in his forties for serious head injuries.

“The patient was given pain relief and anaesthetised by a doctor at the scene.

“He was immobilised using a neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being conveyed to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

 

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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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