Pedestrian suffers fatal injuries in collision with car

Tuesday 29th August 2017 – 8.50am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A pedestrian has died following a collision with a car in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to City Road in Edgbaston shortly after 1.50am and sent two ambulances, a rapid response paramedic, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival at the scene, police had commenced CPR on the patient, a man, after he was found to be in cardiac arrest having suffered serious injuries in the collision.

“Ambulance staff took over CPR and administered advanced life support.

“The man was then moved on to the ambulance with treatment continuing en-route to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“However, on arrival at hospital it unfortunately became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased.”


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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