Fatality on M42 this afternoon

WNAA 2

Monday 27th March 2017 – 6.30pm – Claire Brown.

A man has died on the M42 in Coventry this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of a car which had left the carriageway shortly after 2.30pm on the southbound carriageway of the M42 between Junctions 8 and 7a.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance with a medic on board attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found a car which was on its side on a grass verge. The driver, a man, was in cardiac arrest.  Sadly, despite the efforts of the team of ambulance staff it was not possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead on scene.”

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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