Fatality on M40 in Warwickshire

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Saturday 24th May 2014 – 9.15pm – Claire Brown.

A man has died after being in collision with a lorry on the M40 in Warwickshire this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision involving a lorry and a pedestrian on the southbound carriageway of the M40 between junctions 13 and 12 in Gaydon at 3.15pm (Saturday). Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Sadly, nothing could be done to save the pedestrian, a man, and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The lorry driver, a man, and a woman who witnessed the incident were treated at the scene by paramedics but did not require hospital treatment.”

 

ENDS

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.

One comment

  1. Sorry for the loss to the mans family. I was the GP who attended before the ambulance came. Just wanted to say well done to the medical student and the bystanders who did an amazing job.

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