Woman fatally injured as car and lorry collide

Monday 27th November 2017 – 9.10am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A woman has died following a collision between a car and a lorry last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A53 and B5415 in Market Drayton, shortly before 10.40pm. One ambulance, a paramedic officer, a community first responder and a BASICS doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered the woman was still inside her car and in cardiac arrest.

“CPR had already been started by emergency service colleagues, which ambulance staff took over.

“However, unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The lorry driver was assessed and discharged at the scene.”


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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