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Cyclist airlifted from Telford

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Monday 26th September 2016 – 9.10am – Claire Brown.

A man riding a bicycle required advanced trauma care by ambulance staff before being airlifted to hospital from Telford yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a man who had come off his bicycle on Teagues Crescent in Trench at 1.30pm yesterday (Sunday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a MERIT trauma doctor on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a man, believed to be in his 40s, who had come off his bicycle and had sustained a serious head injury.

“The man was given advanced trauma care at the roadside and his condition was stabilised before being airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further trauma care.”

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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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