Motorcyclist fatally injured

Wednesday 25th June 2015 – 1.20pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A motorcyclist has been fatally injured following a road traffic collision with a lorry near Lichfield this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call to the A513, between Croxall and Elford at about 8.45am. An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a senior paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

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

“The man riding the motorcycle had suffered serious injuries and was in cardiac arrest.

“Advanced life support was carried out by medics, with the support of an off duty fireman and retired police officer, but unfortunately despite their best efforts, sadly nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was assessed and discharged at scene.”

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We have no further details on this incident.

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