Motorcyclist injured in tractor collision

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Wednesday 17th December 2014 – 2.45pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A motorcyclist has been injured following an incident involving a tractor on the A5 in Shropshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the incident on the A5, Montford Bridge in Shrewsbury at approximately 11.55am this morning.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find a motorcyclist and a tractor that had been in collision. The motorcyclist, who had come off his bike, was found on the ground approximately 40 feet away from the tractor.

“The man was treated at the scene for an injury to his collarbone. He was given pain relief and fully immobilised before being conveyed, via land ambulance, to Royal Shrewsbury 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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