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Biker seriously injured after crash with parked car in Hednesford

By Dayna Farrington | Hednesford | News | Published:

A motorcyclist was seriously injured after crashing into a parked car on a main road near Cannock.

An air ambulance was sent to the scene

Emergency services were called to Belt Road, Hednesford, at around 5.15pm on Wednesday following reports a motorcycle had hit a stationary car.

The rider, a teenager, had suffered multiple potentially serious injuries, a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed.

The Midlands Air Ambulance was also sent to the scene but the man was taken to hospital by land ambulance.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports that a motorcycle had collided with a parked car in Belt Road in Hednesford at just after 5.15pm on Wednesday afternoon.

"Two ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.

"The rider, a teenage man, had suffered multiple potentially serious injuries.

"After being treated at the scene, he was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital by land ambulance; the aircrew travelled with the ambulance."

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "Police were called at 5.30pm on Wednesday to a report of a road traffic collision involving a car and a motorcyclist on Belt Road in Cannock.

"The motorcyclist was taken to hospital with a leg injury."

Dayna Farrington

By Dayna Farrington
Senior reporter based at Wolverhampton

Reporter for the Express & Star based at Wolverhampton.

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