Motorcyclist fatally injured in RTC

Thursday 24th May 2018 – 10.15am – Jamie Arrowsmith

A motorcyclist has died following a road traffic collision with a car yesterday afternoon (Wednesday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Whitehall Road in Hampton Bishop, Hereford at 4.15pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham, with a doctor on board, to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a woman in cardiac arrest. An off-duty nurse and an off-duty firefighter had stopped at the scene and were performing excellent CPR.

“Ambulance staff took over and also administered advanced life support but unfortunately it became apparent nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second motorcyclist, a man, and the car driver, a woman, were assessed for the effects of shock but were able to be discharged 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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