Friday 13th November 2015 – 12.30pm – Steve Parry.
A teenage cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a serious road traffic collision in Warndon, Worcester this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Tolladine Road and Holly Mount Road at just before10.30am.
An ambulance; a paramedic support officer; a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle together with two Midlands Air Ambulances from Strensham and Cosford attending the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and cyclist near Worcester this morning.
“A female cyclist, believed to be sixteen years old was found to have a low level of consciousness at the scene and she was treated by ambulance medics for serious head injuries.
“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and placed on a spinal board. She was anaesthetised by a doctor at the scene before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.
“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.
“The car driver was assessed by ambulance staff but did not require hospital treatment.”