Fatal RTC

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Sunday 22nd September 2013 – 7.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has died following a road traffic collision in Birmingham today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of St. James Road and Wheeleys Lane in Birmingham shortly after 1.05pm today.

Two ambulances, a BASICS Doctor and an ambulance officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a mini bus and a motorcycle that had been in collision. The motorbike had also been in collision with a wall.

“The motorcyclist, a man, had suffered serious multiple injuries and was found to be in cardiac arrest. Emergency medical treatment was immediately carried out at the scene.

“The man was conveyed to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital where medics had been pre-alerted and were on standby awaiting the crew’s arrival.

“The doctor travelled on board the ambulance, continuing to provide treatment whilst en route. Unfortunately despite best efforts of ambulance personnel and hospital medics nothing could be done to save the man and be was confirmed deceased at hospital.”


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