Car and pedestrian collision

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Wednesday 30th April 2014 – 2.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A road in Coventry had to be closed off today whilst ambulance crews treated two people who had been involved in a road traffic collision.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Sky Blue Way, St. Michaels in Coventry shortly after 11.20am this morning.

An ambulance and a Paramedic Area Support Officer in a rapid response vehicle were dispatched to the scene.

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

“The pedestrian, an elderly man, was treated at the scene for a head injury. Due to the nature of the incident, the man was fully immobilised and conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The driver of the car, a woman in her 20’s, was visibly shaken following the incident. She was assessed at the scene and taken to the same hospital for further assessment as a precaution.”

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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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