Pedestrian fatally injured in RTC

Friday 7th July 2017 – 8.50am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a car last night (Thursday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A38 near to Branston in Burton on Trent, shortly before 8.20pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene. The Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered a woman who was in cardiac arrest following the collision having suffered serious injuries in the incident.

“Ambulance staff began CPR and administered advanced life support and successfully managed to restart the woman’s heart at the scene. Emergency medical treatment continued as the woman was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“However, despite the best efforts of everyone concerned, sadly it became apparent at hospital that the woman could not be saved and she was confirmed deceased.”

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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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