Fatal RTC in Coventry

Sunday 23rd February 2014 – 9.45am – John Hawker.

A teenager has died and three other people have been injured following a serious RTC in Coventry last night.

The crash occurred on Ansty Road at the junction of Woodway Lane, Walsgrave on Sowe at around 11.20pm.  Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT team with a Doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a serious RTC.

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save the teenage passenger in one car, and the girl was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second passenger, also a teenage girl suffered serious leg injuries and was trapped in the vehicle.  She received emergency treatment and was then extricated from the car with the assistance of the fire service.  The girl’s condition was stabilised and she was transferred by ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.

“The driver of the car, a man believed to be in his 30’s, suffered serious pelvic and hip injuries.  He also received emergency treatment at the scene and was transferred to the same hospital for further treatment.

“The man driving the second car, believed to be in his 30’s, suffered multiple minor injuries.  The man was treated at the scene and transferred to the same hospital for further treatment.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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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