Friday 16th June 2017 – 4.00pm – Claire Brown.
A road traffic collision in North Warwickshire this afternoon has sadly claimed the life of a motorcyclist.
The ambulance service received a 999 call to reports of a collision involving a motorcyclist and a van on Coleshill Industrial Estate, Station Road in Coleshill at around 12.30pm today (Friday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a doctor on board were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The paramedic officer arrived first on scene to find police performing CPR on a motorcyclist, a man, who was in cardiac arrest.
“The team of ambulance staff quickly took over resuscitation efforts, administering advanced trauma care to try to save the man’s life. Sadly, despite their best efforts on scene, the man was confirmed dead a short time later.
“The driver of the van, a man in his 20s, was assessed by ambulance staff but did not require hospital treatment.”