Cyclist seriously injured in Hereford

Claire Brown – Thursday 13th October 2022 – 10.00am.

A woman received advanced trauma care by ambulance staff after sustaining serious injuries in a road traffic collision in Herefordshire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received several 999 calls at around 6.20pm (Wednesday) reporting a collision involving a cyclist and a vehicle on Bath Street, Hereford. An ambulance, a paramedic officer, a Midlands Air Ambulance critical care car with a doctor and paramedic on board and two Mercia Accident Rescue Service BASICS doctors responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a cyclist, a woman, in a serious condition after a vehicle reportedly collided with her.

“The team of ambulance staff worked together to administer advanced trauma care on scene before the patient was conveyed to nearby Hereford County Hospital to stabilise her condition. Following which, the woman was transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further specialist trauma care.”


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