Motorcyclist anaesthetised after Coventry crash - The Coventry Observer

19th Aug, 2022

Motorcyclist anaesthetised after Coventry crash

Coventry Editorial 14th Oct, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A MOTORCYCLIST had to be anaesthetised and rushed to hospital after a Coventry crash left him with a serious head injury.

Emergency services were called to Courtland Avenue just before 12.30pm today (Wednesday) where a man had been left unconscious following a collision with a stationary car. He also had pelvic, chest and arm injuries.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said in order to stabilise his condition doctors had to anaesthetise the man from the air ambulance.

He added the man was fully immobilised before he was taken in an ambulance to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The doctor travelled on the back of the ambulance to continue treatment en-route to the hospital,” the spokesman said.

“Unfortunately, the man’s injuries are thought to be extremely serious.”

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

Support community journalism by making a contribution.

The Coventry Observer's team of journalists provide a trusted source news, sport, entertainment and events going on in your area and issues which matter to you - both via our free weekly print edition and daily updates on our website.

Every contribution, however big or small, you can make will help us continue to do that now and in the future.

Thanks for reading this and the Coventry Observer.

Are you on Facebook?

Like or follow our Facebook page - facebook.com/CovObserver to get daily news updates straight to your news feed.

Public Notices

View and download all of the public notices in the Coventry Observer.

Online Editions

Catch up on your local news by reading our e-editions on the Coventry Observer.

Subscribe

Receive a weekly update to your inbox by signing up to our weekly newsletter.

Property Finder 24/7

Search for properties in Worcestershire, Warwickshire and the West Midlands.