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Man stops breathing at the wheel and crashes car

A man who stopped breathing at the wheel has crashed his car into a tree Credit: Google Maps

A man who stopped breathing at the wheel has crashed his car into a tree.

It happened on Millfields Way in Wombourne at 9am today. Paramedics were called to reports of a man suffering a cardiac arrest in his car.

He was helped by members of the public, and given advanced life support by ambulance staff.

The patient was given CPR and then was shocked four times using a defibrillator. The driver regained a pulse and started to breathe again. An ambulance took him to Russells Hall Hospital in a serious condition.


Man comes forward in Watford fan assault investigation

Watford fans show their support for supporter Nic Cruwys Credit: Scott Heavey/EMPICS Sport

A 20-year-old man has contacted police in Wolverhampton after identifying himself on CCTV images released yesterday by police investigating the assault on Watford fan Nic Cruwys.

Mr Cruwys, aged 44, was left with potentially life changing injuries following the attack by a group of men after a game between Wolves and Watford.

“As a result of police releasing the image of a man we wanted to identify in relation to the assault on March 7 in Wolverhampton, a man telephoned officers in Wolverhampton last night and we will be speaking to him later today."

– Detective Inspector Toni Naylor
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