A woman riding a bicycle has ended up in a major trauma centre after a crash with a lorry

Monday 12th September 2016 – 11.37am – Murray MacGregor.

A woman cyclist has been airlifted with multiple serious injuries after a collision with a cement mixer.

It happened at the junction of the A41 and A525, on the Whitchurch bypass at about 8.15am this morning (Monday).

A rapid response vehicle was on scene within 8 minutes and was backed up by an ambulance and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire.  A doctor who was passing also stopped to offer assistance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman had suffered very significant injuries to her pelvic area as well as multiple other injuries.

“She was immobilised and had a pelvic binder put in place as well as having her leg splinted.  She was then airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“The cement mixer driver was uninjured.”

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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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