Motorcyclist receives trauma care at the scene of RTC

Ambulance and RRV

Thursday 29th October 2015 – 6.45am – John Hawker.

A motorcyclist has received trauma care from medics at the scene of an RTC in the Black Country last night.

The crash occurred on Springfield Avenue, Wollescote at around 9.10pm. A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man riding the motorcycle had been thrown from his machine after being in a significant collision with a car. Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

“The man, believed to be in his 50’s, suffered multiple injuries to his chest, legs and upper body. He received trauma care at the scene by medics and his condition was stabilised.

“Following treatment, the man was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further assessment and treatment. The MERIT Trauma Team travelled on board the ambulance continuing with treatment on route to hospital.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the man’s arrival and his injuries.

“No other person was injured in the crash.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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