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Two bikers injured in separate crashes in Cannock

Photo courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service

Two bikers have been injured, one potentially seriously, after separate crashes in Cannock.

The collisions happened on the A5 Watling Street yesterday (5 April) afternoon.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The two collisions happened close by at approximately the same time and both involved a car and motorbike.

“The first incident was much more serious. The motorbike collided with the front offside corner of the white car. The rider was found about 15 metres away in a dazed condition.

“The 46-year-old man was complaining of pain in left foot and elbow but had no other obvious injuries. However, the crew took no chances and treated him for a head injury as well. He was immobilised and taken on blue lights to New Cross Hospital for further assessment and treatment.

“In the other collision, a car suffered front offside damage and the bike left sided damage. The rider, a 56-year-old man was complaining of left hip, leg and knee pain, but after assessment chose not to go to hospital.

“There were no other patients.”

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