Motorcyclist fatally injured

Friday 20th April 2018 – 3.30pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man has sadly died following a road traffic collision this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call to reports of a man who had come off a motorbike on Thorncroft Way, Walsall, shortly after 1.40pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find the man in cardiac arrest. An off-duty firefighter was already at the scene performing excellent CPR.

“Ambulance staff took over and also administered advanced life support.

“However, unfortunately it became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

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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