Fatal road traffic collision in Willersley

Tuesday 22nd October 2013 – 8pm – Chris Kowalik.

A man has died after the car he was driving collided with a lorry in Herefordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A438 at Willersley shortly after 2.55pm today.

 

Two ambulance crews, a BASICS emergency doctor from MARS (Mercia Accident Rescue Service) in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham attended.

 

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver of the car was freed from his vehicle and there were prolonged attempts to resuscitate him.

 

“Sadly, despite these best efforts, he was confirmed dead at the scene by the attending doctor. The lorry driver was uninjured.”

 

Ends

 Note to Editors:

Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) is a group of highly trained and experienced pre-hospital practitioners who provide enhanced immediate medical care to the people of Herefordshire and Worcestershire on a voluntary basis in support of West Midlands Ambulance Service. It currently comprises 15 doctors and two advanced nurse practitioners. The scheme is a registered charity supported by local fundraising and affiliated with the British Association for Immediate Care (BASICS). For more information go to www.marsbasics.org.uk

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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