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Fatal incident in Wolverhampton

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Wednesday 23rd October 2013 – 1.00pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has died following an incident in the Black Country today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a road traffic collision on Kitchen Lane in Wolverhampton shortly before 9.30am this morning.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived on scene to find a single vehicle that had been in collision with a lamp post.

“The driver, a man, was found to be in cardiac arrest. Crews commenced advanced life support at the scene but unfortunately nothing could be done to save the man who was confirmed deceased at the scene.”

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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.3 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, 58 ambulance stations and uses 864 vehicles.

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