Motorcyclist airlifted to major trauma centre

Tuesday 14th November 2017 – 5.20pm – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital in a serious condition following a road traffic collision with a car in Worcester this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to outside Astwood Business Park, Astwood Lane at 2.15pm after reports of a collision involving a car and a motorcyclist. An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a responder paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham with a BASICs doctor on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “It was apparent to ambulance staff that the motorcyclist, a man, had suffered multiple serious injuries in the collision when they arrived on scene. Ambulance staff worked quickly to administer treatment to him. The doctor administered advanced pain relief to the man to help stabilise his condition whilst the team worked to fully immobilise him and tend to his injuries. The man was then airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further trauma care.”

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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