Motorcyclist suffers multiple injuries after crash with car

Sunday 27th September 2015 – 8.08am – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has suffered multiple injuries after a crash with a car that saw him hit the windscreen.

The crash in Widdecombe Close in Coventry happened shortly before 9.00pm on Saturday evening.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found a Nissan Juke with a badly damaged windscreen where the rider had collided with it.

“The rider, who was in his 40’s had broken both wrists and his right leg. He was also complaining of shoulder, chest and abdominal pain

“Ambulance staff treated him at the scene to stabilise his condition. He had splints applied to his leg and arms and had a pelvic binder put in place; he was also immobilised in case of any back injury.

“He was then taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The driver of the car was uninjured”

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

Widdecombe Close, Coventry (26-9-15)

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