Biker, 46, suffers serious injuries after crash with lorry

A biker has been rushed to hospital with serious injuries following a crash with a lorry in Staffordshire this morning.

Police[1], paramedics, the Midlands Air Ambulance and fire service were called to to the junction of the A5 and Lodge Lane in Cannock[2] at around 7.20am today (June 4).

A 46-year-old man from Tamworth was taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with a leg injury.

The lorry driver was uninjured.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service[3] spokesman said: “Crews arrived to discover one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist.

“He had a suffered a serious injury in the collision, not believed to be life-threatening. Following treatment at the scene, the man was transported to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham, by land ambulance.

“The lorry driver, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

Staffordshire Police remain at the scene.

A spokesman said: “Police were called at 7.25am on Friday (4 June) to the A5, junction seven with the M6 toll road, following reports of a collision.

“Officers attended and a motorcycle was found in collision with a HGV.

“A 46-year-old man from Tamworth was taken by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham with a leg injury.

“Officers remain at the scene.

“Traffic management is in place.”

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service[4] were also called to the scene.

A spokesman said: “Fire fighters were called at 7.45am on Friday (4 June) to Lodge Lane in Cannock following reports of a collision involving a motorbike and lorry.

“Crews from Cannock and Bloxwich attended.

“No persons were trapped.

“Crews made the scene safe and left shortly before 8am.”

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References

  1. ^ Police (www.stokesentinel.co.uk)
  2. ^ Cannock (www.stokesentinel.co.uk)
  3. ^ West Midlands Ambulance Service (www.stokesentinel.co.uk)
  4. ^ Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service (www.stokesentinel.co.uk)
  5. ^ here (e.stokesentinel.co.uk)
  6. ^ here (www.stokesentinel.co.uk)