Pedestrian in critical condition in Coventry

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Thursday 28th April 2016 – 3.30pm – Claire Brown.

A man has received advanced medical care from ambulance staff before being rushed to a major trauma centre following a road traffic collision in Coventry this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Sewall Highway and Sullivan Road in Coventry shortly after 1.15pm (Thursday). Two ambulances and a community paramedic attended. They were backed up by a doctor, paramedic and critical care paramedic from the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air base who travelled to the scene on blue lights by car.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find a man who was in a critical condition. The team of ambulance staff and the doctor worked together to administer advanced trauma care at the scene before he was transferred by ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, a major trauma centre. The doctor and critical care paramedic travelled on board the ambulance to continue treatment en route.

“The man was said to be in a critical condition upon arrival in A&E.”
ENDS

 

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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