Fatal RTC near Telford

Amy Stubbs – Monday 17th July 2023 – 10.07am

A man has sadly died following a road traffic collision yesterday (Sunday 16th July).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A442 at the junction with Upton Stones in Waters Upton near Telford at 00.03am. The first ambulance arrived on scene in seven minutes and was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival, crews found a motorbike and a car had been involved in a collision.

“The motorcyclist, a man, was in a critical condition and was receiving basic life support from members of the public. Ambulance crews immediately took over and began administering advanced life support but sadly, despite everyone’s best efforts, he could not be saved and was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second patient, the male passenger of the car, was treated by medics for minor injuries but did not require hospital treatment and was discharged at the scene.”


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