Man seriously injured in fall from moped

 

Friday 10th June 2016 – 3.35pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A man has suffered multiple serious injuries after falling from his moped this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a car and a moped at the junction of Roman Way and the A38 in Droitwich at 12.20pm and sent an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The rider of the moped, a man believed to be in his 60s, was lying on the road, near to a roundabout, when crews arrived.

“The man, who remained conscious throughout, had suffered serious injuries including a suspected fractured pelvis.

“He was assessed and treated and scene, given pain relief and immobilised before being taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance. The doctor from the air ambulance travelled with the patient to continue treatment en-route.

“The hospital had been alerted to the man’s condition prior to arrival.”

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Written by 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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