15th Nov, 2019

Cyclist airlifted after collision with car

Joshua Godfrey 20th Nov, 2015 Updated: 19th Oct, 2016

A CYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious head injuries after he collided with a car near Worcester.

The incident happened at about 2pm this afternoon (November 20) on the B4197 at Martley.

An ambulance, paramedic officer and a rapid response vehicle, together with the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a car and cyclist near Worcester this afternoon.

“Crews treated a man in his sixties for serious head injuries.

“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board. He was sedated by a doctor at the scene before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.

“The car driver involved was assessed at the scene but did not require further hospital treatment.”

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