Fatal RTC in Birmingham

 

Monday 6th February 2017 – 9.45am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A cyclist has died following a collision with a car in Birmingham yesterday.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alum Rock Road at 12.21pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews discovered a man who had fallen from his bike following a collision with a car.

“Ambulance staff immediately began CPR and administered advanced life support as the man was found to be in cardiac arrest.

“Unfortunately, it became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A man from the car was assessed for the effects of shock but did not require taking to hospital.”

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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