Motorcyclist taken to major trauma centre

Friday 28th November – 7.40pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A motorcyclist has received emergency medical treatment from ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Shropshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance and two rapid response vehicles; one from the Midlands Air Ambulance base in Cosford, carrying a critical care paramedic and trauma doctor, to the incident at the junction of the B5061 and the B4394 in Wroexeter and Uppington, Norton shortly before 1.20pm this afternoon.

A spokeswoman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a motorbike that had been in collision.

“The motorcyclist, a man in his 20’s, was treated for pelvic and leg injuries. He was given advanced pain relief at the scene and fully immobilised before being conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The doctor travelled on board the ambulance with the crew continuing to provide emergency medical treatment whilst enroute to hospital.”

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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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