Motorcyclist from Birmingham dies in Drayton Bassett crash


A motorcyclist from Birmingham has died in a crash near Tamworth.

The 25-year-old was riding a blue Suzuki GSX-R bike on theA4091 at the junction with Salts Lane in Drayton Bassett at 11am today (July 19th) when he was involved in a collision with a Citroen Relay van.

A spokesperson for Staffordshire Police said: “Sadly, despite the efforts of paramedics and members of the public, the motorcyclist was pronounced dead at the scene. Specialist officers are working with his family.

“The 47-year-old van driver was treated for minor injuries by ambulance staff at the scene.

“An investigation by Staffordshire Police’s Collision Investigation Unit is underway.”


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  1. Jodie Coppinger on

    The police are not working with his family. We haven’t even been contacted by the police once!! We have chased all day and no-one has bothered call back. Absolutely disgusting

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