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