A motorcyclist has been airlifted to a major trauma centre

Thursday 15th December 2016 – 5.18pm – Murray MacGregor.

A young motorcyclist has been airlifted with a badly broken leg after a collision with a car.

The incident happened at about 1.20pm, close to the bridge over the River Avon on the A46 in Evesham.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found a car that had damage to the front offside quarter; the motorbike was on the opposite side of the road against the kerb.

“The rider, a 20 year old man had suffered a broken left leg.  He was immobilised, had his leg splinted and had a pelvic binder attached as a precaution before he was airlifted to the Major Trauma Centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The man driving the car was uninjured but shaken by the incident.”

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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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