Girl dies in Warwickshire RTC

Thursday 22nd June 2017 – 6.00pm – Claire Brown.

A girl has sadly died in a road traffic collision after the car she was travelling in collided with a fence this afternoon in Warwickshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the B4114 Smockington Lane in Wolvey, Hinkley just after 2.00pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a doctor on board attended the scene. East Midlands Ambulance Service were also responded.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found a girl inside the car who had sustained serious injuries. Ambulance staff and the doctor worked as a team to administer advanced trauma care to her.

“The girl was transferred by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency care; the doctor travelled with the ambulance crew to continue treatment en route.

“Sadly, despite the best efforts of ambulance staff and hospital medics, nothing could be done to save the girl and she was confirmed dead a short time later at hospital.”

ENDS

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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