Tragedy in West Bromwich after a pedestrian dies after a collsiion with a lorry

Thursday 17th November 2016 – 11.20pm – Murray MacGregor.

A pedestrian has died after a collision with a lorry.

The tragic incident happened in Jowetts Lane, West Bromwich at about 8.35am this morning, Thursday.

A rapid response vehicle, two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended the incident.  The Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with the MERIT Trauma Doctor on board was en-route but was stood down before arrival.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a man who had suffered very significant injuries.

“Sadly, it was almost immediately obvious that there was nothing that could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There were no other patients.”


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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