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Injured biker was treated at roadside.

A BADLY-injured biker was given life-saving treatment at the roadside following a collision with a car in the Black Country.

The crash happened on Springfield Avenue, Wollescote, near Stourbridge, at around 9.10pm on Wednesday.

The motorcyclist suffered multiple injuries to his chest, arms and upper body after being thrown from his bike.

A team of 999 medics administered emergency care at the scene before he was rushed to hospital.

Both the motorbike and the car were both badly damaged in the crash.

West Midlands Ambulance sent a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and trauma team to the scene.

A spokesman said: "The man riding the motorcycle had been thrown from his machine after being in a significant collision with a car. Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage. "The man, believed to be in his 50s, suffered multiple injuries to his chest, legs and upper body. He received trauma care at the scene by medics and his condition was stabilised.

"Following treatment, the man was transferred by land ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further assessment and treatment. The trauma team travelled on board the ambulance.

"The hospital had been pre-alerted to the man's arrival and his injuries. No other person was injured in the crash."

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