Motorcyclist anaesthetised following collision with car

Wednesday 14th October 2015 – 2.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A motorcyclist has been anaesthetised after suffering multiple serious injuries following a collision with a stationary car this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Courtland Avenue in Coventry, shortly before 12.30pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man, who was wearing a helmet, was unconscious when crews arrived at scene.

“He had suffered a serious head injury in the collision, as well as pelvic, chest and arm injuries.

“In order to stabilise his condition he was anaesthetised by the doctor from the air ambulance.

“He was fully immobilised before being transported by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. The doctor travelled on the back of the ambulance to continue treatment en-route to the hospital.

“Unfortunately, the man’s injuries are thought to be extremely serious.”

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