Man dies after suffering injuries in Atherstone collision

Monday, 25th March 2019

A MAN involved in a collision in the early hours of this morning (Monday 25 March) has died.

The man was a passenger in a white Seat Ibiza when the collision occurred at around 01:45 GMT on Coleshill Road, Atherstone.

He was declared dead at the scene.

Two women, the driver and another passenger, were taken to hospital where they are being treated for their injuries.

Sergeant Stafford, from the Warwickshire Roads Policing Team, said: “Our thoughts are with the families and all those affected by the collision.

“We are continuing to investigate the full circumstances of this collision and would urge anyone who witnessed this, or who was travelling in the area at the time and has dash cam footage, to contact us as soon as possible.”


West Midlands Ambulance Service say that three ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Critical Care Car from the Air Ambulance Service with a doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance crews arrived they found a car in a ditch. Sadly, one occupant, a man was confirmed dead on scene. The driver and a second passenger, both women, were treated on scene by ambulance staff for potentially serious injuries before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency care.”

Anyone with information that could help police with their enquiries can call 101 quoting incident 13 of 25 March 2019.

At Tamworth Informed, our thoughts are with the males friends and family, along with those that attended the scene.