A man’s died after crash in Walsall

Monday 10th April 2017 – 8.58am – Murray MacGregor.

One man has died and two others have suffered serious injuries after a crash between a car and a lorry.

It happened in Leamore Lane, Walsall at about 11.10pm last night, Sunday.

Three ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the MERIT trauma doctor were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a car that had suffered extensive damage.

“Unfortunately, one of those in the car was found to be in cardiac arrest.  He was pulled from the vehicle with the help of other road users who had stopped and advanced life support was carried out by ambulance staff but sadly it was not possible to save the man and he was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A second man in the car had suffered multiple injuries.  He was sedated at the scene by the doctor and had splints attached before being taken on blue light to the major trauma centre at the Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham; the doctor travelled with the crew.

“A third occupant had also suffered multiple injuries.  He was also taken to the major trauma centre on blue lights.

“No-one in the other vehicle was hurt.”

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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