A pedestrian has died after a collision with a car

Wednesday 18th January 2017 – 8.07am – Murray MacGregor.

A pedestrian has died after a collision with a car.

The tragic incident happened in Croftdown Road in the Harborne area of Birmingham at around 10.45pm last night (Tuesday).

An ambulance was on scene five minutes after the 999 call and was backed up by a second ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT Trauma Doctor.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found members of the public carrying out CPR (cardiopulmonary resuscitation) on the middle aged man.

“They immediately started advanced life support but despite all of the efforts, it was not possible to save him and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“There were no other injuries.”

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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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