Motorcyclist fatally injured in collision with car


Tuesday 2nd May 2017 – 9.05am – Jamie Arrowsmith.


A motorcyclist has died following a road traffic collision with a car yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A5 in Shropshire, between Weston-under-Lizard and Crackleybank and near to the junction with the A41, shortly after 5.20pm. Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, a community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews discovered the motorcyclist, a man, in cardiac arrest.

“Ambulance staff immediately began administering CPR and advanced life support.

“However, unfortunately it became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the car was uninjured in the incident.”


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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