Cyclist fatally injured in RTC

 

Wednesday 31st May – 1.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A cyclist has been fatally injured following a collision with a lorry this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the Straight Mile and Vicarage Road in Four Ashes, Staffordshire, just after 9.50am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find the cyclist, a man, with multiple serious injuries and in cardiac arrest.

“Bystanders had already started CPR on the patient which ambulance staff took over. They also administered advanced life support but unfortunately, it became apparent that nothing could be done to save the patient and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The van driver, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

ENDS

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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