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Motorcyclist in hospital after crash with deer
A MOTORCYCLIST has been airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after colliding with a deer near Shipston.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 2.30pm to the A3400 at Tredington yesterday.
An ambulance, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a collision between a motorcycle and deer.
“A man in his seventies was treated for a fractured leg, chest and shoulder injuries.
“The patient was immobilised using a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint. He was also given pain relief and anaesthetised by a doctor aboard the air ambulance before being airlifted to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.
“It is understood the deer died in the collision”.
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