Cyclist suffers fatal injuries in collision with van

October 18, 2015

A MAN has died following a collision between a bicycle and a van last night (Saturday)

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Birmingham Road, near to Wall Island, Lichfield, just after 8.45pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and a doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man who was in cardiac arrest when his push bike and a van had been in collision.

“Bystanders were already administering CPR prior to our arrival.

“Ambulance staff took over and began giving advanced life support but unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The van driver, a man, was treated for the effects of shock and discharged at the scene.”