9th Dec, 2016

Motorcyclist anaesthetised after Mellowdew Road crash with car

Shaun Reynolds 9th Aug, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A MOTORCYCLIST who suffered multiple injuries after a collision with a car has been taken to a major trauma centre.

The crash happened on Mellowdew Road in Coventry at about 4.40pm on Monday (August 8) afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a doctor from the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance responding in a car were sent to the scene.

The motorcyclist suffered multiple injuries and was found in a semi-conscious state when crews arrived.

The driver of the car, a 33-year-old woman, was assessed at the scene but had no obvious injuries and was discharged.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The motorcyclist was assessed and treated by ambulance staff and the doctor.

“He was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire with the doctor travelling on the ambulance.”