Motorcyclist suffers serious head injury


Friday 31st March 2017 – 4pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.



A male teenage motorcyclist has suffered a serious head injury following a collision with a van this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Croxstalls Road in Bloxwich, shortly after 12.30pm and sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews discovered the motorbike rider lying in the road.

“He was treated for a serious head injury which had resulted in him suffering a reduced level of consciousness.

“He also received treatment for a knee injury as well as numerous cuts across his body.

“Pain relief was administered and he was immobilised before being taken to hospital by land ambulance. The air ambulance crew also travelled to continue treatment en-route.

“The driver of the van was uninjured in the incident.”


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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