Woman suffers fatal injuries in retail park RTC

 

Tuesday 22nd November 2016 – 2.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A pedestrian has died following a collision with a van on a retail park this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wrekin Retail Park in Telford, shortly after 10.30am, and sent two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived at the scene to find a woman underneath the van following the collision.

“She was quickly assessed and found to be in cardiac arrest.

“Ambulance staff began CPR and administered advanced life support but unfortunately it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save her and she was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The driver of the van, a man, was treated for the effects of shock and discharged at the scene.”

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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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