Two motorcyclists injured in collision in Cleobury Mortimer

First published in News Ludlow Advertiser: Photograph of the Author by , Deputy News Editor

TWO motorcyclists in their seventies who were on a ride-out together have been injured in a collision in Shropshire.

It happened at the junction of the A4117 and Common Lane on the outskirts of Cleobury Mortimer.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly after 12.30pm today.

An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Strensham attended.

Chris Kowalik, a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “One of the riders had a suspected pelvic injury and a deep cut to his left leg.

"A pelvic binder was applied. His wounded leg was dressed and splinted. He was given pain relief and anti-sickness drugs and was flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

“The other rider had leg injuries and a laceration to a forearm. His arm wound was dressed, a splint was applied to his leg. He was taken by land ambulance to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.”

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