Pedestrian seriously injured in Coventry

Friday 4th August 2017 – 12.15pm – Claire Brown.

A pedestrian who was in collision with a car needed speedy treatment by ambulance staff late last night in Coventry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received several 999 calls to reports of a car which had reversed, colliding with a pedestrian, on Holbrook Lane at 11.45pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic officer and a critical care car from The Air Ambulance Service attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a pedestrian, a man, who had sustained a potentially serious head injury following a collision with a car.

“Ambulance staff and the doctor on board the critical care car quickly worked to stabilise his condition by administering advanced trauma care at the scene. The man was then taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.”


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