Thursday 18th December 2014 – 10pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.
A woman has died following a collision with a car in Lichfield this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car on Birmingham Road, Shenstone Wood End shortly before 4.50pm today (Thursday). Two ambulances, a paramedic area support office, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor in a response car from the Cosford Air Ambulance base attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find an elderly woman who had been involved in a collision with a car. The woman was in traumatic cardiac arrest. They immediately took over resuscitation efforts from bystanders who had stopped to help, working as a team to provide advanced life support.
“Unfortunately, it became apparent that nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead at the scene.
“The driver of the car was uninjured but was treated by ambulance staff for the effects of shock.”