Man dies in Birmingham lorry RTC

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Thursday 16th June 2016 – 3.40pm – Claire Brown.

A man has died in a collision involving a lorry in Birmingham this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Birmingham Trade Park on the Kingsbury Road in Tyburn, Erdington, shortly before midday after reports of a collision between a pedestrian and lorry. Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Sadly, it quickly became apparent to ambulance staff that nothing could be done to save the pedestrian, a man, and he was confirmed dead on scene.

“The lorry driver, a man, and a bystander who witnessed the incident received treated at the scene after suffering the effects of shock. Neither required hospital treatment.”

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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