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Motorcylist airlifted to hospital after accident near Worcester
A MOTORCYCLIST was airlifted to hospital with serious injuries after a crash near Worcester yesterday.
The incident happened at 10.20am on the A4103 in Bransford when a motorcyclist and a car travelling in opposite directions collided near temporary traffic lights close to Bransford Golf Club.
Two air ambulances were called from Cosford and Strensham and police closed the road between Chapel Lane and Bransford Road in both directions for more than three hours.
The male motorcyclist, in his 30s, who suffered a head injury and potential chest and spine injuries, was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
The driver of the car, a 19- year-old woman, was taken by ambulance to Worcestershire Royal Hospital, with minor injuries.
After several hours of traffic disruptions, the road was reopened at 1.38pm yesterday.