A cyclist has been badly hurt after crashing into a parked lorry

Monday 18th September 2017 – 4.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A cyclist has suffered very serious injuries after riding into the back of a parked lorry.

It happened in Sherlock Street in Birmingham this lunchtime.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene after a number of calls at 12.20pm.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a cyclist, who was estimated to be in his 20s, who had suffered a serious head injury.  He was not wearing a helmet.

“The man was in a serious condition and was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

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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