Cyclist fatally injured

Tuesday 6th January 2015 – 10.30pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A cyclist has died following an incident in Coventry today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a cyclist and a car that had been in collision at the junction of Stonebridge Highway and London Road in Coventry shortly after 5.55pm this evening.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a cyclist that had come off his bike and had sustained serious multiple injuries.

“Crews provided emergency medical treatment to the man at the scene before conveying him to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“Sadly despite best efforts of ambulance personnel and hospital medics nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased at hospital.”

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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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