Pedestrian seriously injured

Tuesday 21st January 2014 – 3.45pm – John Hawker.

A pedestrian had been seriously injured following an incident in Coventry this lunch time.

The incident occurred on Lynchgate Road, Canley at around 12.40pm.  An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the crew of the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended in a rapid response vehicle.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a pedestrian that had been in a serious collision.

“The pedestrian, a woman believed to be around 20 years old suffered serious head injuries.  She received emergency treatment and due to her condition was anaesthetised by the Doctor at the scene.

“The woman was transferred by ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment. 

“Unfortunately, the woman’s condition was described as critical.”

Ends.

Notes to editors: 

We have no further details on this incident.

 

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