Teenage biker receives trauma care following RTC



Wednesday 13th January 2016 – 2.20pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.


A teenage woman has received trauma care at the scene of a road traffic collision earlier this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a car and a motorbike near to Wattville Road Industrial Estate, Smethwick, shortly before 11.40am and sent an ambulance and the West Midlands CARE team to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to discover a woman motorcyclist lying in the road after a collision with a car.

“She was assessed by ambulance crews and given trauma care for a leg injury. She was immobilised with the use of leg and pelvic splints as well as a scoop stretcher and had pain relief administered.

“She was then transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, for further assessment.

“The driver of the car, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”


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