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Man dies on roadside after being hit by lorry

A man has died after being hit by a lorry Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A pedestrian has died after being hit by a lorry yesterday morning.

It happened on the A38 between Weeford and Swinfin just before 11.00am.

When paramedics arrived they found police officers and members of the public giving the man CPR. The pedestrian was in traumatic cardiac arrest.

The pedestrian, a man, had reportedly been involved in a collision with a lorry. Paramedics and the doctor took over resuscitation efforts.

Sadly, after more than 30 minutes of advanced life support nothing more could be done to save the man’s life and he was confirmed dead on scene.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesperson

Motorcyclist skids along Warwickshire road

The scene on Broad Lane yesterday Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A motorcyclist has been airlifted to hospital after coming off his bike and skidding along a road in Warwickshire.

Paramedics were called to Broad Lane, Tamworth-In-Arden at 6.45pm yesterday.

The motorcyclist - a man in his fifties - had suffered a head and chest injury.

He was sedated at the scene and then airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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