Schoolboy cyclist, 15, dies after battling for a month in hospital after being hit by car

A schoolboy who was fighting for his life for a month after his bike crashed into a car has died in hospital.

Sean Purchase, 15, hit a grey Vauxhall Astra on Wadsworth Road, Great Barr, in Brimingham on February 2.

A quick-thinking driver used his van to shield the lad from further harm while a woman performed CPR until a passing police officer took over.

Medics raced Sean to Birmingham Children’s Hospital under police escort for intensive treatment.

Bandywood Road at its junction with Wandsworth Road, where

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