Seriously injured motorcyclist airlifted to hospital after crash with car
A motorcyclist remains in a critical condition in hospital after suffering serious head injuries in a crash.
The man in his 40s was riding a black Honda CBR when he collided with a red Ford Fiesta on the A513 at Alrewas, near Lichfield on Thursday.
Emergency services were called to the scene at around 7.20pm before the rider was taken by air ambulance to hospital in Birmingham.
The driver of the Fiesta stayed at the scene and has been helping officers from Staffordshire Police with their inquiries. All of the affected roads have since been reopened.
A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance service said: "We were called to reports of an RTC on the A513 at the junction with Farley Lane near Alrewas at around 7.20pm last night. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill were sent to the scene.
"On arrival, crews discovered a car and a motorbike had been involved in a collision. The motorcyclist, a man, had sustained serious injuries and ambulance crews immediately began providing advanced trauma care before he was airlifted to University Hospital Birmingham for further treatment.
"The driver of the car was assessed by medics but was not injured and so was discharged at the scene."
Anyone who witnessed the collision or those who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area is asked to get in touch by calling 101 quoting incident 722 of 29 June, or message the police using Live Chat on their website at www.staffordshire.police.uk.
The serious collision investigation team can also be contacted directly by emailing email@example.com.