Coleshill crash claims life of motorcyclist

A crash on a road in North Warwickshire has killed a motorcyclist, West Midlands Ambulance Service has announced.

The collision occurred between a motorcyclist and a van on Coleshill Industrial Estate, Station Road in Coleshill at around 12.30pm today (Friday 16th).

The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance was sent to the scene with a doctor on board, and an ambulance and a paramedic officer also attended.

“The paramedic officer arrived first on scene to find police performing CPR on a motorcyclist, a man, who was in cardiac arrest,” said a West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson.

“The team of ambulance staff quickly took over resuscitation efforts, administering advanced trauma care to try to save the man’s life.

“Sadly, despite their best efforts on scene, the man was confirmed dead a short time later.

“The driver of the van, a man in his 20s, was assessed by ambulance staff but did not require hospital treatment.

“Motorists are advised that Station Road and Gorsey Lane remain closed by the police,” the spokesperson added.

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