Cyclist Fatally Injured in Birmingham

Shaunna Farley – Thursday 9th June 2023 – 08.45am.

A cyclist has unfortunately died following a collision on in Yardley last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Coventry Road, Yardley in Birmingham at 6.17pm to a road traffic collision involving a car and a cyclist. Three ambulances, two paramedic officers, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and the West Midlands CARE Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival, ambulance staff found a boy who was the cyclist. He was assessed and had sustained life-threatening injuries.

Ambulance staff administered advanced life support to him but unfortunately, despite their best efforts, nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.”

“A man who was a pedestrian, who was involved in a separate collision involving a pedestrian and a car nearby to the scene was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained minor injuries.

He received treatment from ambulance staff before being conveyed to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment.”

“No further patients required treatment.”


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