Monday 4th May 2015 – 7.00pm – Claire Brown.
A man who ended up being thrown over the handlebars of his motorbike on a motocross track in Shropshire had to be airlifted to a major trauma centre this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to a track in Hawkstone Park off the A49 in Weston-Under-Redcastle at 12.10pm (Monday). An ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The man in his 20s had reportedly been thrown over the handlebars of his bike whilst riding on the track. The man was in a lot of pain so ambulance staff and the doctor administered analgaesia before they examined his injury.
“The man suffered a dislocated and suspected fractured hip so he was immobilised and his hips supported before being airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital.”