Fatal Collision in Newton

Shaunna Farley – Monday 6th March 2023 – 17.25.

A man has sadly died following a road traffic collision in Newton today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to reports of a collision involving a car and a lorry on Newton Lane, Newton at 1.19pm.

One ambulance, a paramedic officer and a crew from East Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene.

A West Midlands spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival, we found two patients from the car and lorry.

“The first man, who was the driver of the car, was in a critical condition.

“Unfortunately, it immediately became clear that nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.

“The driver of the lorry was assessed by ambulance staff and had sustained minor injuries.

“He received treatment from ambulance staff at the scene before being conveyed to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment.”


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