Motorcyclist dies after collision in Lillington

Air ambulance was called to Rustington
Air ambulance was called to Rustington

A motorcyclist has died following a collision with a car in Lillington yesterday (Thursday) afternoon.

The incident took place on Pound Lane at around 5pm and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance crew also attended in a rapid response vehicle.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a motorcyclist in cardiac arrest following a collision with a car.

“Crews immediately began administering CPR and advanced life support.

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

“The driver of the car, a woman, was uninjured in the incident.”

The collision involved a silver Ford Focus and a red Yamaha motorcycle.

The next of kin of the rider of the motorcycle, a man in his forties, have been informed of his death.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the incident.

Call 415000, extension 3715, with any information.