Motorcyclist suffers fatal injuries in collision with telegraph pole

Saturday 19th September 2015 – 9.15am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

incident officer

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a telegraph pole in the early hours of this morning.

The incident happened on Burton Road in Branston, Burton-on-Trent, shortly before 4.30am and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance, a community paramedic and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man who had come off his motorbike following a collision with a telegraph pole.

“Unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him due to the nature of his injuries and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“It is not thought there were any other vehicles involved in the incident which is expected to cause the road to be closed for a considerable amount of time.”

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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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