Man fighting for his life after Coventry van robbery - The Coventry Observer

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Man fighting for his life after Coventry van robbery

Felix Nobes 19th Nov, 2018 Updated: 19th Nov, 2018

A MAN is fighting for his life after a van robbery in Coventry.

Police are appealing for information after the incident on the junction of Caludon Road and Swan Lane just before 1pm this afternoon (November 19).

A Coventry Police spokesperson said: “Officers were called to reports that a man was hanging from the windscreen of a white Transit.

“The vehicle made off, leaving the injured man on the ground; his condition in hospital is said to be life-threatening.

“The investigation is at an early stage and enquiries are underway to trace the van and the people responsible.

“Officers remain at the scene speaking to witnesses.”

Anyone who saw what happened, or who saw the van being driven off, should get in touch with police via Live Chat at between 8am and midnight, call 101 any time, or ring Crimestoppers on 0800 555 111 quoting log number 1040 from 19 Nov.


A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said an ambulance was on the scene within five minutes and was backed up by a further ambulance, a paramedic officer and The Air Ambulance Service critical care car with a doctor on board.

They added: “He received advanced clinical care at the scene before being taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire in a critical condition.”

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