Biker injured in Black Country 'hit-and-run' crash

By Thomas Parkes | Wordsley | Crime | Published:

A biker was taken to hospital after an alleged hit-and-run crash in the Black Country last night.

Paramedics tended to a man after the road traffic collision. Photo: Trevor Beech

The motorcyclist was injured when he was involved in a crash with a car at the junction of Marshall Crescent and Auckland Road.

The red Alpha Romeo car involved is reported to have left the scene while the biker suffered injuries "not believed to be life-threatening".

Paramedics and a BASICS doctor, along with another off-duty paramedic, helped treat the man after he was injured at around 7.30pm on Wednesday.

He was taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

A spokesman for the service said: "An off-duty paramedic, an ambulance, paramedic officer and BASICS doctor attended the scene.

"We treated one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist for injuries not believed to be life threatening.

"He was then taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham by ambulance with a BASICS doctor on board."

Police officers and firefighters also attended the scene.

West Midlands Police has been contacted for comment.

Thomas Parkes

By Thomas Parkes
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