Despite every effort, sadly, it wasn’t possible to save him

Monday 24th November 2014 – 6.55pm – John Hawker.

One man has died after a car left the road and collided with a wall in Leek Road, Cheadle at around 3.20pm this afternoon (Monday).

One ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer, two Midland Air Ambulances and two BASICS Doctors attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had been in collision with a wall. A second car that had been parked nearby had also been damaged, though no-one was in it at the time.

“It is believed the man driving the first car had suffered a medical event at the wheel and was in cardiac arrest when crews arrived.

“Resuscitation attempts were carried out at the scene with ambulance staff using advanced life support techniques.

“Unfortunately, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the man and he was sadly confirmed dead at the scene.”
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Rapid Response Vehicle

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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