Triple fatal RTC as car collides with tree

Monday 17th July 2017 – 8.35am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Three people have died and one has been taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a tree yesterday afternoon (Sunday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Coleshill Road in Atherstone at 4.35pm and sent three ambulances, a rapid response paramedic a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a car that had collided with a tree and four patients.

“Unfortunately, it became apparent that nothing could be done to save three of the patients, two men and a woman, and they were confirmed dead at the scene.

“A fourth patient who was a rear seat passenger in the car, a teenage man, was treated for neck, chest and abdominal injuries, as well as a suspected pelvic injury. He was given pain relief and transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with the medic from the air ambulance travelling with him to continue treatment en-route.”

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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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