Cyclist dies after crash with van in Lichfield

A cyclist has died after being involved in a crash with a van.

The incident happened on the Birmingham Road, near Wall Island, just after 8.45pm on Saturday (October 17).

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.”

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