Man seriously injured in crash involving a motorbike and lorry

A motorcyclist has been seriously injured in a road accident involving a lorry today in Cannock.

The man, who has not yet been named, suffered a serious injury after his motorbike collided with the HGV.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A5 Lodge Lane in shortly before 7.30pm this morning, Friday, June 4 to reports of a collision. One ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford,[1] with a doctor on board, attended the scene.

The man was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham. The driver of the lorry was not injured in the collision.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to discover one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist.

“He had a suffered a serious injury in the collision, not believed to be life-threatening. Following treatment at the scene, the man was transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, by land ambulance.

“The lorry driver, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

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References

  1. ^ Air Ambulance from Cosford, (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
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