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Fatal crash in Mancetter leaves one man dead and a boy injured

The motorbike they were riding collided with a lorry in Purley Chase Lane, near the quarry at around 7.30pm on Monday night.

Three ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill and a medic from East Midlands Ambulance Service responded to the scene.

A Spokesperson from the West Midlands Ambulance Service says:  “When crews arrived they found a motorcycle which had collided with a lorry. The motorcyclist, a man, was in cardiac arrest and was already being given CPR by police officers.  Ambulance staff took over resuscitation and commenced advanced life support at the scene. Sadly, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead a short time later.

“The pillion passenger, a boy, sustained serious leg injuries and was given trauma care by ambulance staff before being taken by land ambulance to Birmingham Children’s Hospital for further emergency treatment.”

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