Pedestrian seriously injured in M6 collision

Thursday 29th June 2017 – 9am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man is in a critical condition after suffering serious injuries in a collision with a lorry on the M6 in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the southbound carriageway, between junctions 16 and 15, shortly after 4.20am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a BASICS doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find the patient, a man believed to be in his 20s, lying on the hard shoulder following the collision.

“He had suffered multiple serious injuries and was suffering from a reduced level of consciousness. The man received specialist trauma care at the scene before being anaesthetised in order to stabilise his condition.

“He was then transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital on blue lights and sirens for further emergency treatment.”
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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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