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Cyclist airlifted after collision
11:41am Sunday 12th August 2012 in News
A CYCLIST was airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Dark Lane in Astley, Stourport on Severn shortly before 2pm yesterday.
An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a cyclist who had come off his bike.
“The man believed to be in his 60s was treated at the scene for head, chest and pelvic injuries. The cyclist was fully immobilised before being airlifted to the specialist trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.”