Wednesday 27th June 2018 – 9.35am – Murray MacGregor.
A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a major trauma centre after suffering potentially serious injuries after a collision with a 4×4 vehicle.
It happened at about 5.20pm in Rye Street in the Birtsmorton area of South Worcestershire.
An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were initially sent. An ambulance from South Western Ambulance Service also attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival ambulance staff found a motorcycle that was badly damaged; the fuel tank had split after the collision with the side of the 4×4 vehicle.
“After an initial assessment of the patient, the crews requested a doctor be sent to the scene so the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford was also dispatched.
“The rider, who is in his 40s, had suffered multiple injuries. His had a splint applied, was immobilised and given pain relief before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
“The driver of the 4×4 was uninjured.”