Pedestrian critical following Coventry RTC

Tuesday 9th October 2018 – 8.50am – Claire Brown.

Ambulance staff administered advanced trauma care to a man at the scene of a serious RTC last night in Coventry.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of an RTC involving a car and a pedestrian in St James Lane, Willenhall, Coventry shortly after 7.20pm yesterday (Monday). 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: “When ambulance staff arrived at the scene they found a pedestrian, a man, in a serious condition being given excellent first aid by bystanders. Crews took over emergency care on scene before transferring the man by ambulance on blue lights to hospital. The man was said to be in a critical condition upon arrival at hospital.

“Police are appealing for witnesses to contact 101, quoting 2251 from 8th October.”

 

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