Cyclist seriously injured in Birmingham RTC

Monday 11th June 2018 – 11.0am – Claire Brown.

A cyclist needed advanced trauma care after being involved in a serious RTC in Birmingham last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Bordesley Green East, Bordesley Green, Birmingham at 10.40pm yesterday (Sunday). Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a cyclist, a man, who had been involved in a collision with a car and was being looked after by bystanders. Ambulance staff found the man had sustained a serious head injury and required swift advanced trauma care to help stabilise his condition. The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor travelled with the ambulance crew to continue treatment and monitoring en route.”


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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