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Teenager rider has to be rescued after crashing his bike as he went down an embankment

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Monday 23rd May 2016 – 10.05am – Murray MacGregor.

A teenage cyclist has had to be rescued after injuring himself as he rode down a 50 foot embankment.

The unfortunate incident happened at Judkins Quarry at Tuttle Hill near Nuneaton at about 5.45pm on Sunday afternoon.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The 14year old was riding his push bike when it was reported that he had gone into some rocks and hit a tree.

“Ambulance staff were told that he went over the handle bars suffering head and shoulder injuries.

“Ambulance staff worked with firefighters to bring him back to the top of the embankment from where he was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”

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Author: 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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