Woman suffers head injuries after falling from cycle in Bedford

Magpas helicopter
Magpas helicopter

A woman suffered head injuries after falling from her cycle in Bedford town centre.

The accident happened at about 2pm on Thursday, April 24 and the Magpas Helimedix were called to the scene.

The crew of Doctor Lorraine Greasley and Paramedic Simon Standen arrived in central Bedford, via the Magpas Helimedix Air Ambulance - after the woman, thought to be in her 40s, sustained head injuries and lost consciousness, when she suffered a fall whilst riding her bike.

The Magpas team assessed the patient, who had regained consciousness, whilst working alongside an EEAST Ambulance Crew. The Helimedix then accompanied the woman in a land ambulance to Bedford Hospital for further observation.

On arrival at the hospital, she was reported to be in a stable condition.

The Helicopter team who flew the Helimedix to the scene was Pilot Richard Eastwood and Crew Member Steve Hunwicks.

An EEAST Ambulance Manager was also present.