Fatal RTC in Ashbourne

Sunday 18th May 2014 – 8.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A man has died following a road traffic collision in Ashbourne this afternoon.

The crash occurred on Six Lane End, Draycote-in-the-Clay, at 4.30pm. An ambulance, a paramedic support officer, a community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had come to rest on its roof in a field after leaving the road and travelling through a hedge.

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent nothing could be done to save the man, the driver of the car, and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There were no other vehicles involved in the incident.”

Ends

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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