Man airlifted to hospital after collision between van and electric scooter in Tamworth Leave a comment

A man was airlifted to hospital after a collision between a van and an electric scooter in Tamworth.

The scooter driver, aged in his 20s, was taken to to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with a serious head injury.

We reported last night how emergency services were called to the junction of Kettlebrook Road and Glascote Road shortly before 5pm on Monday, April 12. They received several calls alerting them to the incident.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill with two critical care paramedics on board were sent to the scene.

Following an update on the patient’s condition from the first crew on scene, the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with two BASICS doctors and critical care paramedic were also responded to provide further advanced trauma care.

Multiple emergency services at the scene.

West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “The first crew arrived to find a man, who had reportedly been riding an electric scooter, in a serious condition following a collision.

“The team of ambulance staff worked together to administer advanced trauma care on scene to stabilise the man’s condition before he was airlifted by the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.”

Air ambulance lands.

Staffordshire Police added: “Officers are appealing for information after a serious road traffic collision in Tamworth.

“Police were called at just after 5pm (12 April) to Glascote Road in Kettlebrook following reports of a collision involving a van and an electric scooter.

“The scooter driver – a man in his 20s – has been taken to hospital with a serious head injury.

“Any witnesses or anyone with any information is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter, or call 101, quoting incident number 506 of 12 April.”

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