It was a tragic start to the day with a fatal crash

Monday 25th April 2016 – 10.20am – Murray MacGregor.

A car driver has died after a crash with a lorry this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alders Drive in Redditch at just before 8.00am on Monday morning.

An ambulance was on scene within six minutes of the 999 emergency call and was backed up by a paramedic area support officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When the ambulance crew arrived, they found a police officer carrying out CPR on the car driver.

“The ambulance staff took over, but it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“Both vehicles were badly damaged.

“The man driving the lorry was checked over by ambulance staff but was unhurt, if badly shaken by the incident.”
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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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