Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with car


Friday 19th May 2017 – 11.20am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a collision with a car that caused his helmet to crack.

The incident happened near to The Rose and Crown public house on Rudyard Road in Biddulph Moor, Stoke-on-Trent shortly before 8.50pm last night (Thursday). Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find the motorcyclist, a man in his 20s, already receiving treatment from bystanders including an off duty nurse.

“Following assessment from ambulance staff, the man, who was suffering from a reduced level of consciousness, was treated for serious injuries to his head, arm and legs.

“He was immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher and given pain relief before being taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital on blue lights and sirens.

“A young boy, who was a passenger in the car, was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.”


Notes to Editors:

If used, please credit the image to West Midlands Ambulance Service.

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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