Cyclist Fatally Injured

Murray MacGregor – Thursday 1st June 2023 – 8.00am.

A middle aged man has died after he was involved in a collision with a car while riding his bicycle in Erdington, Birmingham.

The incident happened on Chester Road at its junction with Gravelly Lane in Erdington, Birmingham just before 5.30pm on Wednesday afternoon.

The first ambulance arrived eight minutes after the call and was backed up by a second ambulance, the West Midlands Care team, The MERIT trauma Doctor and Critical Care Paramedic and a paramedic officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When crews arrived, they found members of the public providing basic life support to the cyclist.

“They immediately took over and provided advance trauma care.  Sadly, despite their best efforts, it was not possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”


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