Fatal road traffic collision on A38

Friday 5th February 2016 – 2.00pm – Chris Kowalik.

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A woman has died after the car she was in was involved in a collision with a lorry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A38 in Rubery shortly before 5.05am today.

Two ambulance crews, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the MERIT trauma team attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The woman was sadly confirmed dead at the scene. A man in his twenties who was in the car with her was initially trapped with numerous serious injuries.

“He was freed from the car and was given advanced treatments at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.”

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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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