A motorcyclist has died after a crash with a small van

Thursday 12th October 2017 – 4.55pm – Murray MacGregor.

A motorcyclist has died after a crash with a small van this lunchtime.

It happened on the B4176 outside TFM Farm and Country Superstore, near Bridgnorth at just before 12.15pm today.

Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford and the West Midlands Care Team car were all sent to the scene.  The crew of a third ambulance that came across the incident also stopped to assist.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived, they found a non-emergency private ambulance crew carrying out CPR on a man who had been riding a motorcycle.

“Ambulance staff immediately took over and provided advanced life support. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, it wasn’t possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A 60-year-old woman who had been the pillion passenger on the motorbike had suffered a broken wrist and abdominal pain.  She was immobilised and taken by ambulance to New Cross Hospital in Wolverhampton.

The man driving the van was shaken but otherwise unhurt and did not want any treatment.”

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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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