Man dies in Oswestry RTC

Tuesday 17th April 2018 – 8.15am – Claire Brown.

A man sadly died in a road traffic collision in Oswestry last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a call from the police to reports of a collision involving a car and a pedestrian at the junction of the B5069 and the A5 in Gobowen, Oswestry shortly after 9.30pm last night (Monday). Two ambulances and two paramedic officers attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a man who was in cardiac arrest following a collision with a car and was receiving CPR by passers-by.  Ambulance staff quickly took over resuscitation efforts but, sadly, nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead on scene a short time later.

“The occupants of the car involved, a woman and a child, were assessed by ambulance staff but didn’t require hospital treatment.”


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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