Pedestrian seriously injured in Coventry

ambulance at night 2

Friday 14th October 2016 – 10.00am – Claire Brown.

A man needed advanced trauma care by ambulance staff and a doctor last night after a collision with a car last.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a car at the junction of Sky Blue Way and Walsgrave Road in Coventry shortly before 11.30pm (Thursday). An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer, a responder paramedic and a BASICS emergency doctor from the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance base responded by car.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “The pedestrian, a man, was unconscious when ambulance staff arrived and had sustained multiple serious injuries.

“The team of medics worked quickly to administer trauma care at the roadside in order to stabilise his condition. The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further trauma care.

“The car driver was assessed but uninjured.”

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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