Man fatally injured after two lorries collide

Friday 24th November 2017 – 8.45am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man has died following a collision between two lorries this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A500 in Wolstanton, Stoke on Trent at 5.10am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a BASICS doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a man who was still in his cab following the collision.

“The man, who was in cardiac arrest, was freed from his vehicle by ambulance staff before they began administering CPR and advanced life support.

“However, despite their best efforts it unfortunately became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A man from the second lorry, believed to be in his 40s, was treated for minor injuries and taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment.”

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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