Motorcyclist seriously injured in tractor collision

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Thursday 8th September 2016 – 12.30pm – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist involved in a collision with a tractor needed advanced trauma care by ambulance staff this morning in Staffordshire.

The incident happened on the B5027 in Bramshall, Uttoxeter at around 10.15am this morning (Thursday). An ambulance, a community paramedic, a MERIT trauma doctor and two Midlands Air Ambulances were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found an unconscious man who had come off his motorcycle and had ended up in a garden following a collision with a tractor.

“Due to the man’s serious condition, ambulance staff worked together closely to administer advanced trauma care at the roadside to help stabilise his condition.

“The motorcyclist was then airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital, a specialist trauma centre, for further emergency care.”

ENDS

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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