Thursday 19th November 2015 – 9.45am – Steve Parry.
A motorcyclist has escaped serious injury following a road traffic collision on the A439 Warwick Road in Stratford earlier today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at just before 8.20am.
An ambulance together with a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a motorbike and car in Warwick Road this morning.
“Crews treated a man in his forties for a slight chest injury. The rider was apparently thrown thirty feet from his machine on impact. Fortunately he was wearing full protective gear and according to Crews was extremely lucky not to have suffered serious injury.
“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and placed on an orthopaedic stretcher before being conveyed to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.
“A male car driver was assessed at the scene but did not require hospital treatment.”