Fatal RTC in Beckford

Thursday 22nd May 2014 – 5.25pm – John Hawker.

 A man has died following an RTC in Beckford this lunchtime.

The crash occurred on the A46, near to the Beckford Inn, Tewkesbury at around 12.45pm.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and two air ambulances attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a motorcycle and a van that had been in a serious collision.

“The man riding the motorcycle was in traumatic cardiac arrest and advanced life support was carried out by medics.  Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of everyone in attendance nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the van, a man in his late 50’s, was not injured in the crash, but later on suffered chest pain at the scene and also the effects of shock.

“The man received treatment and was airlifted to Worcester Royal Hospital for further treatment.”

 Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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