A cyclist has been hurt in a collision with a car

Monday 13th November 2017 – 10.15am – Murray MacGregor.

A cyclist has been injured after a collision with a car.

It happened on the Black Country New Road near the junction of Woden Road West in Darlaston at around 8.00am this morning (Monday).

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a senior paramedic officer and the MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic (CCP) were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found a cyclist who had suffered a head injury and had a reduced level of consciousness.  There was considerable damage to the car.

“The rider, a man in his 40s, was sedated at the scene by the doctor before he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham with the doctor and CCP travelling with the ambulance.

“The car driver was unhurt and was with police.”

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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