A man in his 20s was injured when he came off his motorcycle in an accident near Rubery this morning (Thursday 2nd June).
The accident happened at around 10.30am on the A38 between Rubery and junction 4 of the M5 at Lydiate Ash.
The motorcyclist suffered multiple injuries and was given advance pain relief at the scene by a trauma team doctor to stabilise his condition, before being transferred tho the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham by land ambulance.
The accident was attended by an ambulance, a community paramedic, a paramedic area support officer, a senior paramedic officer and a West Midlands Central Accident Resuscitation Emergency (CARE) team doctor.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The motorcyclist, a man believed to be in his 20s, sustained multiple injuries after coming off his bike. The team of ambulance staff and the doctor administered advanced pain relief to the man in order to stabilise his condition at the scene. Once the drugs had taken effect, the man was fully immobilised using a neck collar, spinal board, leg splint and pelvic splint to prevent further movement.”
Anyone with any information regarding the accident should contact police on 101
Image from West Midlands Ambulance Service