Tuesday 3rd May 2016 – 2.15pm – Murray MacGregor.
A worker has been airlifted to a major trauma centre with a serious leg injury after an accident at a factory.
The incident happened at the premises in Bridge Road, Cookley near Kidderminster at about 8.30am this morning, Tuesday.
A rapid response vehicle was first on scene backed up by an ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford which landed on the nearby cricket and football pitches.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man had been injured when a high pressure hydraulic line broke hitting him on the left leg.
“He suffered a serious injury which was initially treated at the scene by ambulance staff.
“He was then taken to the air ambulance before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham where a vascular surgeon had been requested to be on standby.”