Cyclist Injured in Perton

Midlands Air Ambulance

Monday 1st December 2014 – 11.30am – Steve Parry.

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving a motorcyclist in Perton this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of The Parkway and Mercia Drive at 7.35am.

Two ambulances; a paramedic officer; a community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a motorcyclist and cyclist in Perton this morning.

“A male cyclist in his sixties was treated for a serious head injury. The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board. He was anaesthetised by a doctor at the scene before being airlifted the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“A female motorcyclist received back pain and was treated at the scene before being conveyed by land ambulance to New Cross 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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