Motorcyclist Airlifted

Midlands Air Ambulance

Wednesday 13th May – 7.30pm – Steve Parry

A Midlands Air Ambulance has flown an injured motorcyclist to a major trauma centre after a road traffic collision in Wolverhampton.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Spring Road, Ettinghsall shortly after 2.20pm today.

In addition to the helicopter, a land ambulance, a community paramedic and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews attended an incident involving a car and motorcycle at about 2.20pm.

“The motorcyclist, a man in his twenties, had bruising to his chest and had suffered a seizure. The patient was immobilised and a SAM splint was applied.

“The man was anaesthetised and his breathing maintained by the doctor on board the air ambulance. He was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”


Leave a Reply