Motorcyclist airlifted after serious crash

Thursday 11th October 2018 – 9.00am – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after a collision with a car.

The incident happened at just after 6.00pm last night (Wednesday), close to the junction of the A4169 and B4379 at Kemberton, south east of Telford.

A rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer, an ambulance and two air ambulances were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a car and a motorbike that had both suffered significant damage.

“The rider of the motorbike had suffered potentially serious injuries.  He was being tended to by an off-duty nurse.

“The rider was assessed and treated on scene before being airlifted by the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“The car driver was uninjured.”

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HMED09 at RSUH

 

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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