Cyclist airlifted from Telford


Monday 26th September 2016 – 9.10am – Claire Brown.

A man riding a bicycle required advanced trauma care by ambulance staff before being airlifted to hospital from Telford yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a man who had come off his bicycle on Teagues Crescent in Trench at 1.30pm yesterday (Sunday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a man, believed to be in his 40s, who had come off his bicycle and had sustained a serious head injury.

“The man was given advanced trauma care at the roadside and his condition was stabilised before being airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further trauma care.”



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