Motorcyclist seriously injured in Sutton Coldfield

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Friday 16th September 2016 – 8.45am – Claire Brown.

A motorcyclist needed advanced trauma care by ambulance staff in the early hours of this morning following a collision involving a car in Sutton Coldfield.

The incident happened on the Chester Road in Streetly at 0.30am (Friday). Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found a motorcyclist off his bike following a collision with a car. The biker, a man, was in a serious condition and had sustained multiple injuries. The doctor and ambulance staff worked as a team to administer advanced pre-hospital care to help stabilise the man’s condition at the roadside.

“The man was then transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, a specialist trauma centre, for further treatment.

“The car driver was uninjured.”

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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