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Teen badly injured in motorcycle crash

Wednesday 23rd August 2017 – 8.42am – Murray MacGregor.

A teenage motorcyclist has been badly hurt after a collision with a tree.

The incident happened on Lawley Drive, heading towards the M54 in Telford at about 9.45pm last night (Tuesday).

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival ambulance staff found members of the public providing care to the 18-year-old man, who had suffered multiple injuries.

“The man was treated on scene by ambulance staff and the doctor.  Due to the serious nature of his condition, he was anaesthetised before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor and critical care paramedic travelled with the ambulance.”

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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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