A lorry driver has died after a crash

Thursday 31st August 2017 – 12.55pm – Murray MacGregor.

A lorry driver has died after his vehicle overturned.

It happened at about 10.00am on the A50 near to JCB Services World Parts Centre at Beamhurst in Staffordshire.

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a community first responder, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were sent to the scene.  An off-duty doctor also stopped to assist.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “Another lorry driver stropped and tried to assist the other driver.  He was joined by police officers.

“Ambulance staff arrived shortly afterwards, but sadly it quickly became clear that nothing could be done to save the driver in the overturned lorry and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The second lorry driver was treated for cuts and abrasions to his right arm but was discharged on scene.”

Ends

 

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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