Friday 16th September 2016 – 8.45am – Claire Brown.
A motorcyclist needed advanced trauma care by ambulance staff in the early hours of this morning following a collision involving a car in Sutton Coldfield.
The incident happened on the Chester Road in Streetly at 0.30am (Friday). Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found a motorcyclist off his bike following a collision with a car. The biker, a man, was in a serious condition and had sustained multiple injuries. The doctor and ambulance staff worked as a team to administer advanced pre-hospital care to help stabilise the man’s condition at the roadside.
“The man was then transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a specialist trauma centre, for further treatment.
“The car driver was uninjured.”