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Driver killed and woman seriously injured in truck accident on Faraday Avenue, Coleshill

A driver was killed and his passengers seriously injured when a car collided with a truck.

The driver was pronounced dead at the crash site in Faraday Avenue, Coleshill. It happened just before 10pm on Wednesday 26 January.

The passenger, a woman, received advanced life support from paramedics and was rushed to Birmingham’s Queen Elizabeth Hospital.

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The West Midlands Ambulance Service sent three ambulances, two paramedics, an ambulance from the air ambulance service and a trauma doctor and an emergency paramedic to the scene.

A spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival, crew discovered two patients. The first, a man who was the driver of the car, was assessed and had sustained life-threatening injuries.

“Unfortunately, despite the best efforts of the ambulance staff on the spot, it became clear that nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed dead on the spot.

“The other, a woman who was a passenger in the car, was assessed and had sustained serious injuries. She received advanced life support from the on-site ambulance staff and was taken to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham for further treatment.”

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