TWO MOTOCROSS RIDERS AIRLIFTED IN SEPARATE INCIDENTS Sunday 7th June 2015 – 5.30pm.

The Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham has made two separate visits to a Herefordshire Motocross event today to airlift two unfortunate competitors.

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MOUNTAIN BIKER AIRLIFTED FROM WOODS Sunday 7th June 2015 – 10.30pm.

A teenage boy has been airlifted to hospital after falling from his mountain bike in Coventry tonight.

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CAR UPSIDE DOWN NEAR CROSS HOUSES Friday 5th June 2015 – 4.05pm.

A passing doctor who spotted an upside down car in a hedge in Shropshire, stopped to help its woman driver.

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LUCKY ESCAPE AS CAR HITS OVERHEAD GANTRY Thursday 4th June 2015 – 12.20pm.

A man and woman had a lucky escape this morning after the car they were travelling in hit a concrete road barrier and launched into an overhead gantry in Coventry. The crash occurred on the St Nicholas section of the ring road at around 10.30am.  A rapid response vehicle, two ambulances, and two paramedic officers attended the scene. A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A passing ambulance came across the crash and started treated the patients whilst awaiting back up. “The car had apparently hit the concrete road barrier that separates the carriageways and then hit the gantry above the road.  It then came to rest on its roof on the road. “The driver of the car, a man believed to be in his mid 20’s, received emergency treatment at the scene for multiple minor injuries and was then extricated from the car with the assistance of the fire service. “The passenger, a woman in her mid 50’s, suffered neck and back injuries and also received emergency treatment at the scene.  The woman was immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar. “Both patients were transferred by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment. “Considering the circumstances of the crash the occupants of the car were extremely fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.”

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INCIDENT AT ALTON TOWERS RESORT - Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 3.00pm.

West Midlands Ambulance Service can confirm that we are in attendance at an incident involving The Smiler ride at the Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire. 

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INCIDENT AT ALTON TOWERS RESORT – UPDATE 2 - Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 4.20pm

Four teenagers have been seriously injured in a collision on a ride at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire this afternoon (Tuesday).

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INCIDENT AT ALTON TOWERS RESORT – UPDATE THREE Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 9pm.

Two men and two women have been airlifted to major trauma centres with significant leg injuries and 12 other people have been brought to safety after a collision on a ride at Alton Towers Resort in Staffordshire this afternoon (Tuesday).

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TWO YOUNGSTERS HURT IN NUNEATON Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 7.30pm.

Two young girls have been hurt after a collision with a car in Nuneaton.  The incident happened in Marlborough Road at about 5.25pm this afternoon.

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THREE INJURED IN HANDSWORTH CRASH, Monday 1st June 2015 – 12.30pm

 

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DRAMATIC RESCUE FROM LICKEY HILLS Monday 1st June 2015 – 4pm

Two joggers have been rescued after falling down a steep slope at the Lickey Hills Country Park this afternoon.

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OPERATIONS STATISTICS:
Missions completed since 1991: 50,563 | On average we airlift a child every four days | Road traffic collisions make up around 35% of the incidents we attend | The service airlifts on average four horse riders each week.