A man has died following a motorbike crash in North Staffordshire this morning.
Emergency services, including the air ambulance, rushed to the scene in Cheltenham Avenue, Cheadle, at around 8.40am this morning after the collision.
An off-duty paramedic, who had come across the scene, began carrying out basic life-saving treatment before ambulances arrived and crews began advanced life support at the roadside.
But sadly nothing could be done to save the man, aged 28, and he was confirmed dead at the scene.
The Staffordshire Police Collision Investigation Unit was sent to the street to establish what has happened.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival crews found one man in a critical condition, with an off-duty paramedic already carrying out basic life support.
“Staff then took over and administered advanced life support on scene. But sadly, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the motorcyclist and he was confirmed dead.”
A Staffordshire Police spokeswoman said: “Officers from the Staffordshire and West Midlands Serious Collision Investigation Unit are appealing for witnesses following the death of a motorcyclist in the Staffordshire Moorlands.
“Emergency services were called at 8.40am this morning to Cheltenham Avenue in Cheadle following reports that a motorcyclist had come off his bike.
“Despite the efforts of an off duty paramedic and staff from West Midlands Ambulance Service, a 28-year-old man was sadly pronounced dead at the scene.
“An investigation is underway and his family are being offered support from specially trained officers.”
The officers are appealing for witnesses or anyone in the immediate area with CCTV or relevant dash-cam footage to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 or email firstname.lastname@example.org quoting incident number 121 of April 23.