One dead and one to hospital after motorbike collides with car

Friday 26th September 2014 – 7.15am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Ambulance Bonnet

A woman motorcyclist has died following a road traffic collision with a car in Birmingham last night (Thursday).

The incident occurred at the junction of Chester Road and Forth Drive, Fordbridge, shortly after 8.40pm and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

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

“The woman riding the motorcycle was in traumatic cardiac arrest and advanced life support was carried out at the scene.

“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of medics, nothing could be done to save her and sadly, she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the car, a man in his 30s, was treated for injuries to his face before being taken to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment.”

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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