Woman dies after collapsing in Lye street

By Liam Keen | Stourbridge | News | Published:

An elderly woman has died after collapsing in a Black Country street.

Emergency services at the scene. Photo: Michelle Oliver

An air ambulance was sent to Talbot Street in Lye town centre just before 11am this morning.

The woman had collapsed after suffering a cardiac arrest.

Despite the work of paramedics, the woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 10.54am to the outside of Tyre Centre UK on Talbot Street, Lye, to reports of an elderly lady who had collapsed from a cardiac arrest.

"We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance critical care car and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford.

"Unfortunately, despite advanced life support at the scene, it wasn't possible to save the woman and she was pronounced dead at the scene."

Liam Keen

By Liam Keen
Sports Reporter - @LiamKeen_Star

Sports journalist at the Express & Star, primarily covering Walsall FC and grassroots sport across the Black Country and Staffordshire. Got a story? Get in touch on 01902 319456.

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