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Cyclist seriously injured in Cannock

A cyclist has been seriously injured this morning in Cannock.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A5 Watling Street at around 7.15am.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance with a Merit trauma doctor on board attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a cyclist and a coach which had been involved in a collision. The cyclist, a man, was being given first aid by police and bystanders.

Upon assessment ambulance staff found he had sustained serious injuries. They worked as a team to administer advanced trauma care on scene before the man was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further trauma care.”

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