Quadbike rider suffers head injury

Tuesday 11th August 2015 – 8.05pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man who fell from his quadbike in Birmingham has suffered a head injury and taken to a major trauma centre.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of West Boulevard and Quinton Road West in Quinton shortly after 6.45pm today.

An advanced community paramedic, a paramedic area support officer, an ambulance crew and the MERIT trauma team consisting of a trauma doctor and critical care practitioner attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who wasn’t wearing a helmet fell from his quadbike suffering a head injury.

“He was sedated at the scene and, accompanied by the MERIT team, was quickly taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital and its awaiting consultant anaesthetist.”

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