Fatality in Worcester Town Centre this morning

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Monday 29th September 2014 – 12.00noon – Claire Brown.

 

A woman has died following a road traffic collision in Worcester Town Centre this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received multiple 999 calls to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a lorry in The Shambles in Worcester shortly after 9.15am today (Monday). An ambulance, a responder paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival crews found a pedestrian, a woman, who had been in collision with a lorry. Sadly, it quickly became apparent to ambulance staff that nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Ambulance staff assessed several bystanders who were suffering from the effects of shock after witnessing the incident but no one required hospital treatment.

“The road remains closed by the police.”

 

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.

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