Wednesday 7th September 2016 – 2.40pm – Murray MacGregor.
An elderly motorbike rider has suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a van.
The crash happened at the junction of Coventry Road and Nuneaton Road in Fillongley near Coventry at around 9.45am this morning (Wednesday).
An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man, who was in his 80s, was fully conscious but had a head injury as well as a broken ankle and possible hip injuries.
“He was given pain relief and was immobilised with the crew also using a pelvic binder and splint to stabilise his injuries. He was then taken by ambulance on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.
“The van driver was uninjured.”
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