Cyclist seriously injured in collision with car

 Monday 18th January 2016 – 1.50pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.WP_20160118_001.jpg

A cyclist has been airlifted to one of the region’s major trauma centres following a collision with a car this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Seven Meadows Road in Stratford, at 9.50am and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer, a community paramedic and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a man who had fallen from his bicycle following a collision with a car.

“The man, believed to be in his 50s, was treated for a serious head injury and given pain relief.

“He received specialist trauma care in order to stabilise his condition, was immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher and neck collar and airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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


Notes to Editors:

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