Fatal road traffic collision in Herefordshire


Friday 12th December 2014 – 7pm – Chris Kowalik.

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Herefordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A49 near Moreton Business Park, Moreton-on-Lugg, shortly before 3.45pm today.

An off-duty anaesthetist who was passing at the time stopped to help and immediately began giving CPR.

A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, a BASICS Emergency Doctor from Mercia Accident Rescue Service, an ambulance crew and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews administered Advanced Life Support to the male motorcyclist but, despite their best efforts, he was confirmed dead at the scene.”


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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