Police are appealing for information after a motorcyclist died in a crash tragedy. The incident involving a white Ford Kuga and a black Yamaha motorbike happened in Croft Street, Tamworth last night, Monday, June 19.
Sadly a man in his 20s, died at the scene. Staffordshire Police said: “We are appealing for witnesses after a man died following a collision in Tamworth.
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“Just after 10.40pm on Monday, 19 June, a white Ford Kuga and a black Yamaha motorbike collided on the A513 Upper Gungate junction with Salters Lane. Sadly, the rider of the motorbike, a man in his 20s, died at the scene.
“His family are being supported by specially-trained officers at this difficult time. The road was closed just after 11pm and reopened just before 5.50am on Tuesday.
“We are particularly keen to speak to witnesses or those who may have CCTV or dashcam footage of the area at the time. Contact us by calling 101, quoting incident 917 of 19 June, or message us using Live Chat on our website – www.staffordshire.police.uk
“You can also get in touch with our collision investigators directly by emailing [email protected].”
West Midlands Ambulance Service this morning confirmed: “A man has died following a collision between a motorbike and a car last night. We were called to Croft Street in Tamworth at 10.43pm and sent three ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.
“On arrival, crews discovered one patient, a man, who was the motorcyclist. He was found to be in a critical condition and ambulance staff immediately began providing specialist trauma care.
“However, despite their best efforts it sadly became apparent nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”