A tragic start to the day after a crash between a motorbike and a car

Monday 26th September 2016 – 9.45am – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has died after a collision with a car on a corner.

It happened on the A5 between Queens Head and Oswestry at 7.28am this morning (Monday)

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 members of the public and police officers carrying out CPR on the motorcyclist.

“Ambulance staff took over and carried out advanced life support but sadly, despite best efforts, it wasn’t possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The man driving the car was understandably shaken by what had happened, but was uninjured and was discharged.”



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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