Saturday 18th July 2015 – 9pm – Steve Parry.
A man has died in a road traffic collision in Smethwick this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident near the junction of Soho Street and Soho Way at just after 1.45pm.
Two ambulances together with a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle, the Hazardous Area Response Team (HART) and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews attended a road traffic collision after reports that a motorcyclist had collided with a lamppost.
“The motorcyclist was found to be in cardiac arrest and despite the considerable efforts of the medical team at the scene nothing could be done to save the patient who was confirmed deceased.”