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Cyclist Injured in Brierley Hill

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Saturday 29th June 2013 – 10.15pm – Steve Parry.

A cyclist has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Brierley Hill tonight.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to an incident in Moor Street at 8pm.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Medical Emergency Response Incident team (MERIT) attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The ambulance service responded to a collision between a car and cyclist.

“Crews treated a male in his thirties for serious head injuries and leg fractures.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint. He was anaesthetised by a MERIT doctor and conveyed to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“The female driver of the car was treated for minor injuries and taken to Russells Hall Hospital for further assessments.”

 

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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.3 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, 58 ambulance stations and uses 864 vehicles.

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