Cyclist airlifted after collision with car


Friday 20th November 2015 – 3.30pm – Steve Parry.

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A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision on the  B4197 at Martley near Worcester.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at 2pm.

An ambulance; a paramedic officer; a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, together with the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and Strensham, attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and cyclist near Worcester this afternoon.

“Crews treated a man in his sixties for serious head injuries.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board. He was sedated 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 involved was assessed at the scene but did not require further hospital treatment.”



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