Teen, 17, with multiple injuries after motorcross accident
An air ambulance from Strensham rushed to the scene of a 17-year-old motocross rider who fell from a 10 foot jump and suffered multiple injuries.
The teenager was airlifted to hospital following an incident in Wamden, Worcestershire, yesterday.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a motocross track shortly before 1.45pm this afternoon.
An ambulance, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham were dispatched to the scene.
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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "Crews were called to a motocross rider who had reportedly fallen approximately 10 feet from a jump.
"The teenage boy, believed to be 17 years of age, was treated for multiple injuries to his pelvis, back, shoulder and wrist. He was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene.
"The motorcross rider was transferred via land ambulance to the awaiting air ambulance, which had landed on a nearby rugby pitch. The teenager was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further assessment and specialist treatment.
"The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the teenager and his injuries."