Two to hospital after motorcycle RTC

Friday 11th August 2017 – 5.00pm – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist and a pillion received emergency treatment by ambulance staff this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision involving a car and a motorcycle on The Radleys in Sheldon, Birmingham shortly after 3.30pm (Friday). Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The motorcyclist, a man, sustained serious head and facial injuries in the collision and required advanced trauma care at the roadside by the doctor and ambulance colleagues in order to help stabilise his condition. The man was transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor travelled in the ambulance to continue treatment en route.

“The pillion on the motorcycle, a second man believed to be in his 20s suffered head, arm and back injuries. He was given pain relief on scene before being taken to Heartlands Hospital for further checks.”

ENDS

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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