MotoX Rider anaesthetised before being airlifted to a major truama centre

Thursday 8th September 2016 – 8.00am – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcycle rider suffered multiple injuries and was anaesthetised at the scene of a serious crash.

The incident happened at about 3.15pm on Wednesday afternoon on the A4189 at Oldberrow at a junction.

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: “When crews arrived at the junction, there was a LandRover that had significant damage to its rear and a motorcycle with considerable damage.

“The rider, an 18 year old man, had suffered multiple injuries.  The doctor from the air ambulance anaesthetised him at the scene before he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The man driving the LandRover was shaken but otherwise unhurt.”

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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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