Fatal RTC on A5

Tuesday 28th October 2014 – 5.00pm – John Hawker.

A man has died following an RTC near Atherstone this morning.

The crash occurred on the A5 between Atherstone and Merevale at around 10.35am.  An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

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

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save the motorcyclist and sadly he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry was uninjured in the crash but was checked over by medics for the effects of shock.  He didn’t require further treatment.”

Ends

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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