Motorcyclist seriously injured in collision with car

Friday 29th December 2017 – 9.05am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man was treated for multiple serious injuries and taken to one of the region’s major trauma centres following a collision between a motorbike and a car last night (Thursday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Hipswell Highway in Coventry shortly after 6.50pm and sent two ambulances to the scene. A Patient Transport Service crew who came across the incident stopped to offer assistance before the arrival of an ambulance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The PTS crew were already on scene when ambulance crews arrived and had done a good job of managing the scene and offering support to the motorcyclist.

“Bystanders told ambulance staff that the man, believed to be in his late teens, had lost consciousness following the collision with the car.

“He was treated for multiple injuries, including to his head, chest, arm and leg.

“He was fully immobilised and had pain relief administered before being transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire on blue lights and sirens.

“There were no other patients from the incident.”


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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