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.”


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