Pedestrian suffers serious head injury in Coventry

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Sunday 26th January 2014 – 11.15am – Claire Brown.

A man has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Coventry last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a pedestrian who had been in collision with a taxi on Lockhurst Lane in Coventry just after 10.00pm yesterday evening (Saturday). A paramedic area support officer and an ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 30s, had reportedly collided with a taxi before hitting his head on the kerb.

“The man sustained a serious head injury. The ambulance crew and paramedic worked as a team to administer emergency treatment at the scene before alerting the man to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, a major trauma centre, for further treatment.”

 

ENDS

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