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A motorcyclist was anaesthetised at the scene of a serious RTC

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Tuesday 9th August 2016 – 10.10am – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist who suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a car has been taken to a major trauma centre.

The crash happened on Mellowdew Road in Coventry at about 4.40pm on Monday afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a doctor from the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance responding in a car, were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived, they found the motorbike rider in a semi-conscious state.

“He had suffered multiple injuries.  He was assessed and treated by ambulance staff and the doctor.  The man was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire with the doctor travelling on the ambulance.

“The driver of the car, a 33 year old woman was also assessed at the scene but had no obvious injuries and was discharged.”

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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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