Monday 22nd October 2018 – 8.25am – Murray MacGregor.
Ambulance staff and a doctor provided advanced clinical skills at the scene of a crash that left one man dead and another with potentially serious injuries.
The crash happened at about 10.35pm on Sunday evening on Newbold Rd in Newbold Pacey, Warwickshire.
Two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a car that had collided with a tree.
“Sadly, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the driver and he was confirmed dead at the scene.
“Ambulance staff worked with firefighters to extricate the front seat passenger who had suffered potentially serious injuries.
“He was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire; the doctor and critical care paramedic travelled with the ambulance.