Motorcyclist airlifted from Whitchurch

Thursday 23rd May 2019 – 9.50am – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist received trauma care from ambulance staff following a road traffic collision in Whitchurch last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A40 in Whitchurch, heading towards Monmouth, shortly before 7.00pm yesterday (Wednesday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham and a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcyclist, a man, who had collided with a barrier. Upon assessment, ambulance staff found he had sustained serious injuries and the team administered trauma care on scene. Once stable the man was airlifted to Frenchay Hospital in Bristol for further emergency care.”

ENDS

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