Sunday 9th March 2014 – 2.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.
A cyclist was airlifted to hospital after suffering serious multiple injuries when in collision with a car in Longnor, Staffordshire this morning (Sunday).
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near Brownlow Farm at 10.40am.
An ambulance, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, a BASICS doctor and Community Paramedic attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found a cyclist who had been in collision with a vehicle towing a horsebox near a bend in the road.
“Following assessment by ambulance crews it was determined that the cyclist, a man believed to be in his late 50s, required emergency treatment on scene for head and chest injuries as well as a broken right leg.
“Due to the serious nature of the man’s condition, the doctor decided to anaesthetise at scene.
“Once his condition was stabilised, his leg was placed in a splint before being airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further treatment.”