Rider badly injured after collision with car

Wednesday 18th October 2017 – 9.15am – Murray MacGregor.

A scooter rider has suffered critical injuries after a collision with a car.

It happened outside the Castle Casino on Castle Hill in Dudley at about 5.50pm last night (Tuesday).

An ambulance a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a trauma doctor and critical care paramedic on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found a man who had suffered multiple serious injuries.

“Due to the serious nature of the injuries, the doctor anaesthetised the man at the scene.  He had a pelvic binder put in place before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor and critical care paramedics 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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