Penkridge fatality

Ambulance 7

 

 

 

 

 

Friday 23rd January 2015 – 8.20am – Claire Brown.

A woman died last night on railway tracks in Penkridge.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a train near Station Road, Penkridge, Staffordshire at 8.25pm (Thursday). A paramedic area support officer, a community first responder, a community paramedic, an ambulance and paramedics from the Trust’s Hazardous Area Response Team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead on scene.

“A second person, who witnessed the incident, was treated for the effects of severe shock before being taken to County Hospital in Stafford for further 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.

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