Pedestrian seriously injured

Tuesday 30th December 2014 – 2.00pm – John Hawker.

A pedestrian has been seriously injured following an incident in Coventry Street, Southam at around 11.25am this morning.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene. An off duty paramedic was also on scene treating the patient.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a van and a pedestrian that had been in a collision.

“The woman, believed to be in her 60’s, suffered multiple serious injuries and received emergency treatment at the scene by medics.

“The woman was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.

“Unfortunately, the woman’s injuries were considered life threatening.”

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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