Motorcyclist fatally injured in RTC

Jamie Arrowsmith – Wednesday 18th August 2021 – 1.30pm.

A man has died following a road traffic collision involving a motorbike and several other vehicles this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 7.23am to the junction of Bromsgrove Highway and Birchfield Road in Redditch. Three ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance Critical Care Car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered the motorcyclist, a man, in a critical condition. He was already receiving treatment from a Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance doctor who had stopped to assist whilst driving near to the incident.

“The man received advanced life support at the scene but sadly it became apparent nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased.

“A second patient, a woman, was treated for the effects of shock and taken to the Alexandra Hospital for further assessment.”

West Mercia Police are appealing for anyone with dash-cam footage of the incident to contact them via their website, quoting reference number 00382i of 18th August 2021.


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