A woman has died after a collision with a car

Thursday 9th November 2017 – 16.34pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has died after a collision with a car.

The incident happened on Rookery Road in the Handsworth area of Birmingham at just before 11.15am this morning (Thursday).

An ambulance was on scene seven minutes after the call and was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance with the MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic on board.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a woman on the pavement who had suffered very serious injuries and was in cardiac arrest.  There was no car at the scene.

“Ambulance staff and the doctor carried out advanced life support, but sadly, despite all efforts, it wasn’t possible to save her and she was confirmed dead at the 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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