A cyclist has suffered “serious multiple arm & leg fractures” as the result of a collision with a lorry at the Shell garage on Neachells Lane this afternoon at around 2:10pm.
Full statement from West Midlands Ambulance Service:
A cyclist has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Wednesfield this afternoon.
The incident occurred at the Shell garage in Neachells Lane at around 2.10pm.
An ambulance, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle, together with the Midlands Air Ambulance based at Cosford, attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: â€œAmbulance crews were called to an incident involving a cyclist and lorry.
â€œThe cyclist, a man in his thirties, received serious multiple arm and leg fractures as a result of the collision.
â€œThe patient received pain relief treatment at the scene from the doctor aboard the air ambulance. He was immobilised with the use of limb splints, neck collar and placed on a spinal board before being airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham for further assessment and treatment.â€
Neachells Lane was closed to allow the air ambulance to land.
Source & Photo: West Midlands Ambulance Service.