Tuesday 21st April 2015 – 9.05am – Murray MacGregor.
A man has died after an incident on the A500 in Staffordshire involving an HGV and a cyclist.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at just after 5.35am to a location on the northbound carriageway between the Porthill and Kidsgrove junctions.
A rapid response vehicle was on scene within seven minutes and was backed up by an ambulance and a paramedic area support officer.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived they found a student first year paramedic providing care to the man.
“Unfortunately, the man had suffered very significant injuries.
“The crew provided treatment at the scene before taking him on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“Sadly, despite all efforts, it was not possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead shortly after arrival.
“The lorry driver, a man, was unhurt but very shaken by what had happened.”