Sunday 4th October 2015 – 1.30pm –Chris Kowalik.
A motorcyclist has suffered a serious arm injury after he came off his bike and ended up in the central reservation of the A38 in Staffordshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the dual carriageway near Barton-under-Needwood shortly after 10.30am today.
An ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his thirties had a serious wound to his left arm. The first ambulance crew on scene applied a tourniquet to his arm. They also decompressed his chest for he had suffered a collapsed lung.
“With the air ambulance in attendance too, his wounded arm was bandaged and splinted, he was given pain relief and an anti-haemorrhage agent. He was placed onto a scoop stretcher for the helicopter flight to Royal Stoke University Hospital.”