Cyclist fatally injured

Thursday 12th November 2015 – 6.20am – John Hawker.

MERIT Van (from back)

A cyclist has died following an RTC in Birmingham last night.

The incident occurred on Gilhurst Road, Harborne at around 6.45pm.  A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT Trauma team attended the scene.

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

“The man riding the bicycle was in traumatic cardiac arrest and CPR was being carried out by passers-by.

“Medics took over resuscitation attempts and advanced life support was carried out at the scene.

“Resuscitation attempts continued but unfortunately, despite everyone’s best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead shortly after arriving at Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

“No other person was injured in the incident.


We have no further details on this incident.

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