Man fatally injured after car and lorry collide

Monday 5th March 2018 – 12.15pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man has died despite the best efforts of ambulance staff and bystanders following a collision between a car and a lorry this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A4103 in Storridge, Herefordshire, near to Millbank Garage, just before 7.55am. One ambulance, a paramedic officer and two MARS doctors attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find the car driver, a man, in cardiac arrest.

“Bystanders had already commenced CPR which ambulance staff continued as well as administering advanced life support.

“However, sadly it became apparent that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was uninjured in the incident and was discharged at the scene following assessment from ambulance staff.”

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(MARS is the Mercia Accident Rescue Service, a charitable organisation)

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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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