Pedestrian seriously injured in RTC

 

Wednesday 1st March 2017 – 9.15am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A pedestrian has been seriously injured following a collision with a car last night (Tuesday).

It happened on Foleshill Road in Coventry at 6.45pm and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found the pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 20s, lying in the road.

“Crews quickly assessed the man and began treating him for multiple serious injuries, including to his head, pelvis, shoulder blade and leg.

“The man, who was suffering from a slightly reduced level of consciousness, was immobilised and given pain relief before being transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The hospital had been pre-alerted to the man’s condition prior to his arrival.

“The car driver was unhurt in the incident.”

 

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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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