Man dies after incident

Monday 8th October 2018 – 8.28am – Murray MacGregor.

Despite advanced life support at the scene, sadly it was not possible to save the life of a man who was involved in what West Midlands Police have described as a hit-and-run incident.

It happened in Allesley Old Road in the Earlsdon area of Coventry at about 7.50pm on Sunday evening.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, the MERIT Trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and a BASICS Emergency Doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found a pedestrian who had received very serious injuries.

“Crews carried out advanced life support but sadly, despite all efforts, it wasn’t possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.”

Anyone with information is urged to call West Midlands Police on 999 quoting log 2482 of 7th October or contact the charity Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.

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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.

3 comments

  1. You shouldn’t be publishing news like this because 1) you’re a health service, 2) you’re a health service

    1. Hi Josh…
      Thank you for your comment.
      Whilst we appreciate your views, we believe that there is a value in putting out releases like this to demonstrate the work of our staff.
      We also know that tens of thousands of members of the public read and comment about these releases.
      Thank you again for taking the time to comment on our site.

  2. Most public spirited people would commend this excellent work and any witnesses may be of great help in finding the hit and run driver of the car that killed the young man on the ALLESLEY OLD ROAD

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