Two men have died after a motorcycle and a car collided

Wednesday 14th March 2018 – 8.40am – Murray MacGregor.

A rider and pillion passenger have died after the motorbike they were on was in collision with a car late last night.

The incident happened on Broadway West in Walsall at just after 11.30pm.

An ambulance was on scene within three minutes.  It was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer and the MERIT team consisting of two emergency doctors and a critical care paramedic.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, both men were in cardiac arrest.

“They were placed onto the back of an ambulance where advanced life support was carried out by the crews along with one of the doctors.

“Sadly, despite their efforts, it was not possible to save either man and they were both confirmed dead on scene.

“Ambulance staff would like to thank the police officers at the incident who assisted with CPR.

“There were no other patients.”

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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