M40 closed last night

Sunday 5th April 2015 – 6.40am – Chris Kowalik.

Part of the M40 northbound carriageway was temporarily closed last night following a collision involving a motorbike and three cars.

It happened between junctions 13 and 14. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 11.35pm.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance crews and the West Midlands CARE Team attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The motorcyclist, a male in his forties, was assessed at the scene and although he appeared not to have been injured, was taken to Warwick Hospital for further assessment due to the nature of the collision.

“Three other people, a man, a woman and a child were all discharged at the scene.”

The West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation & Emergency (CARE) team is a group of approx. 60 volunteer Doctors and Nurses who provide a medical team in support of West Midlands Ambulance Service. Each team consists of a Doctor, Nurse, WMAS Incident Officer and a Trainee. The team is able to offer advanced surgical intervention, airway and equipment support. The CARE Team was formed in 1990 and is affiliated with the British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS). The Scheme is funded entirely by charitable donations and is a registered charity number 1129027.

WMAS Logo on side of RRV 3


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