Elderly man involved in collision with car


Wednesday 23rd September 2015 – 2.00pm – Claire Brown.

An elderly man has suffered a head injury after being involved in a collision with a car in Nuneaton earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call to reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a car near to the library in Church Street, Nuneaton at 11.45am (Wednesday). An ambulance, a community paramedic and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When crews arrived they found an elderly gentleman who had reportedly been in collision with a car. He was sitting up and was conscious and breathing but, when ambulance staff assessed him, they found he had a head injury and were quite concerned with his agitated condition.

“The man, believed to be in his 70s, was given treatment and reassurance at the scene before being taken on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”


Pictured: Aerial photograph of University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire courtesy of WMAS.

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