Cyclist Injured in Coventry

repsonse car

Friday 23rd October 2015 – 2pm – Steve Parry.

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Coventry this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Kenilworth Road and Fletchamstead Highway at just before midday.

An ambulance; a paramedic support officer together with the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance crew travelling in a response car attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and cyclist in Coventry this morning.

“Crews treated a man in his twenties for serious pelvic injuries and fractures to both legs.

“The patient was immobilised with the use of a pelvic binder together with a neck collar and placed on a spinal board. He was also given pain relief before being taken by land ambulance to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.

“A doctor and paramedic from the air ambulance also travelled to hospital with the patient.

“The male car driver involved was assessed at the scene but did not require further hospital treatment.”

 

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