Motorcyclist in fatal accident

Wednesday 16th August 2017 – 5.15pm – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has died after a serious crash.

The incident happened at about 2.15pm on the A41 at Prees Higher Heath near Whitchurch in Shropshire.

A rapid response vehicle, two ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with a trauma doctor and critical care paramedic on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to reports that a middle-aged man had come off a motorcycle after a collision.

“A police community support officer who was at the scene had started CPR.  Ambulance staff took over and carried out advanced life support.

“Tragically, despite all efforts, it wasn’t possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“No-one else was hurt.”



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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