Cyclist injured in Warwick

Thursday 25th February 2016 – 11.55am – Chris Kowalik.

A cyclist has been taken to a major trauma centre following a collision on a main road in Warwick.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a report of a collision involving a van and a bicycle on the A425 at its junction with Myton Road shortly before 7.45am today.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The cyclist, a man in his thirties, had a head injury. He was treated and immobilised at the scene.

“Then, accompanied by the air ambulance doctor, he was taken by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.”

HMED 53 - WNAA in air (wheels up)

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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