Fatal road traffic collision in Walsall

Wednesday 12th June 2013 – 9.20am – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has died following an incident in Walsall today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a road traffic collision on Wednesbury Road shortly before 4.45am this morning.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer, the Hazardous Area Response Team and the Trust’s MERIT rapid response vehicle, carrying a critical care paramedic and a trauma doctor were dispatched to the scene. The police and fire service were also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a single vehicle that had left the carriageway and had come to rest on an embankment.

“The driver, a man, had sustained a significant head injury. Sadly, despite best efforts of emergency service personnel nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.”

Ends

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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