Pedestrian seriously injured in Nuneaton

Friday 1st December 2017 – 9.15am – Claire Brown.

A man received trauma care by the ambulance service earlier this morning after being involved in a collision with a van in Nuneaton.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Mancetter Road, Nuneaton shortly before 6.30am this morning (Friday). Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Critical Care Car from The Air Ambulance Service attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a pedestrian, a man in his 40s, who had been involved in a collision with a van. Upon assessment ambulance staff found that the man had sustained head, chest and leg injuries. He was given advanced pain relief and oxygen to help stabilise his condition before the ambulance team worked to treat his injuries further. The man was fully immobilised before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”

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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