Motorcyclist airlifted following collision with car

Wednesday 25th April 2018 – 5pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man has been airlifted to hospital following a collision involving a motorbike and a car this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Bull Lane and Charnwood Close in Bilston just before 2pm. One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, with a doctor on board, attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find the motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, lying on the pavement.

“It quickly became apparent he had suffered a serious leg injury in the incident. He received specialist trauma care at the scene, was given pain relief and immobilised before being airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“The car driver, a woman, was treated for the effects of shock and discharged at the scene.”

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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