Cyclist injured in Stourbridge Woods

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Friday 17th July 2015 – 8pm – Steve Parry

A man has been taken to hospital after his cycle collided with a tree in woodland near Stourbridge this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a wooded location near Hyperion Road, Stourbridge at just after 5pm.

An ambulance, together with the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to an incident in Stourbridge involving a cyclist and tree.

“A man in his twenties was treated for facial and shoulder injuries. The patient was immobilised and given pain relief before being conveyed from the woodland on the specialist ‘polaris’ stretcher vehicle.

“The patient was then taken by ambulance to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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