Pedestrian fatally injured

Tuesday 3rd July 2018 – 9.25am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Despite the best efforts of ambulance staff, a man has died in Coventry in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Barras Lane, Coventry, shortly before 12.40am and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Critical Care Car to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a man who had suffered serious injuries in the collision and was in cardiac arrest.

“Ambulance staff immediately began CPR and also administered advanced life support which continued en-route to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“Unfortunately, shortly after arrival at hospital it became apparent nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased.”

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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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