Motorcyclist receives trauma care at scene of crash

Tuesday 14th April 2015 – 12.45pm – John Hawker.


A motorcyclist has received trauma care from medics at the scene of a crash in Shrewsbury this morning.

The crash occurred on the A53, just before Upper Astley, Shrewsbury at around 8.55am.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcycle and a car that are believed to have been in a serious collision.

“The man riding the motorcycle had suffered serious abdominal, leg and back injuries.  The man, believed to be in his late 30’s received emergency treatment by paramedics, and also further treatment by the air ambulance crew, including a specialist trauma doctor.

“Once the patient’s condition was stabilised and he had received pain relief, the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital Major Trauma Centre for further emergency treatment.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the patient’s injuries and a trauma team was on standby awaiting his arrival.

“The driver of a car was checked over at the scene by ambulance crews but did not require hospital treatment and was discharged.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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