man dies in Walsall Wood road traffic collision

Friday 24th January 2014 – 1.25pm – Claire Brown.

A man has died in a road traffic collision in Walsall Wood this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian in High Street at around 5.50am earlier this morning (Friday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and two MERIT trauma doctors were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews found a pedestrian and a car which had been involved in a collision.

“The pedestrian, a man, sustained serious injuries and was in cardiac arrest. Crews and the medics worked as a team to commence advanced life support at the roadside. Sadly, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead.

“No one else was injured in the incident.

“The road remained closed for several hours whilst police collision investigators examined the scene.”

ENDS

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