Fatal collision at junction

Murray MacGregor – Monday 9th December 2019 – 4.30pm.

An elderly man has died after a two car collision at a busy junction.

The incident happened at about 1.30pm at the junction of the B4455 Fosse Way and the A5 at Copston Magna on the Leicestershire / Warwickshire border.

Both East and West Midlands Ambulance Services received 999 calls about the crash with both services sending ambulances to the scene; the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found other motorists trying to assist the elderly man.

“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of all those at the scene, it was not possible to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

A woman in her 30s in the other vehicle was treated by ambulance crews for non life-threatening injuries.  She was taken by a West Midlands Ambulance crew to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

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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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