Pedestrian dies after collision with car in Penkridge

A pedestrian has died following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 8.09pm last night (Monday) to reports of a collision involving a pedestrian and a vehicle on the A449 Stafford Road in Penkridge.

An ambulance, which was en route to hospital, was first on scene after coming across the incident and stopped to render aid until further resources arrived.

The emergency service dispatched two further ambulances, two paramedic officers, a BASICS emergency doctor and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff found a pedestrian, a man, at the side of the road in a critical condition upon arrival.

"The team of medics worked quickly to administer advanced life support to the man but sadly despite their best efforts nothing could be done to save him, and he was confirmed dead on scene.”

Staffordshire Police have begun an investigation into the incident and are appealing for witnesses and anyone with dashcam footage to come forward.

Anyone with information should call 101 or email CIU@staffordshire.pnn.police.uk quoting incident 709 of 30 September.


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