Woman dies and man is flown to hospital after RTC near The Belfry



Wednesday 2nd September 2015 – 8.25pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman has died after the car she was driving collided with a lorry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A446 near The Belfry shortly before 4.25pm today.

A paramedic area support officer, two ambulance crews and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Staffordshire attended. There were three passers-by all withmedical backgrounds who stopped to help.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman was removed from the damaged car but despite the efforts of all those involved, she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A man in his eighties who was a front seat passenger in the car had a chest injury, suspected fractured ribs and sternum and back pain. He was immobilised with the use of a scoop stretcher, headblocks and straps and was given pain relief and anti-sickness drugs before being flown to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.”


Picture: Midlands Air Ambulance


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