Cyclist seriously injured

Wednesday 25th November 2015 – 7.25am – Chris Kowalik.

A man has been badly injured in a collision with a car as he cycled home from work.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A34 at Talke, Stoke-on-Trent shortly before 2.30am today.

Two British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS) doctors, two ambulance crews and a paramedic area support officer attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his thirties had serious head and facial injuries, a collapsed lung and leg fractures.

“He was anaesthetised at the scene and his airway maintained, given drugs and fluids and was immobilised.

Then, accompanied by the emergency doctors, he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Royal Stoke University Hospital.”




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