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.”