Saturday 30th January 2016 – 5.15pm – Claire Brown.
A man remains in a critical condition in hospital following a collision with a vehicle in Coventry this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received at 999 call shortly after 1.00pm today (Saturday) to reports of a collision involving a vehicle and a pedestrian in Dame Agnes Grove, Coventry. An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a doctor on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a pedestrian, a man in his 50s, who had been in collision with a vehicle which had since left the scene.
“The man needed emergency medical intervention due to his serious condition. The doctor sedated the man to help stabilise his condition for the journey to hospital. He was fully immobilised by ambulance staff before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights, under police escort, to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. The doctor travelled in the ambulance to continue monitoring and treatment on the man during the journey to A&E.
“Upon arrival, the man was said to be in a critical condition.
“If you witnessed the collision or have any information to help the police with their investigation, please contact them on 101 or anonymously via crimestoppers on 0800 555 111.”