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Pensioner dies after hit & run

An 80-year-old woman has died after being knocked down in a hit & run in the Yardley area of Birmingham. A 26-year-old man has been arrested.

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Pensioner was in cardiac arrest after hit & run

West Midlands Ambulance service say the 80-year-old woman who was injured in a hit & run in Yardley yesterday (Saturday 16 February) suffered multiple injuries which lead to a cardiac arrest.

“The PTS crew had already commenced CPR when ambulance crews and the medic arrived. The team took over resuscitation efforts, administering advanced life support on the woman at the scene.

“Sadly, despite their best efforts, nothing could be done to save the woman and she was confirmed dead.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service

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