Kidderminster man dies after being seriously injured while using chainsaw

A 79-year-old man has died after he was seriously injured whilst using a chainsaw on Friday.

The man died at the scene
The man died at the scene

The man died at the scene in Kidderminster, and his death is not being treated as suspicious by police.

A spokeswoman for West Mercia Police said: "Shortly after 11am on Friday 6 May we were called to an address in Tower Close, Kidderminster where it was reported that a man had been seriously injured whilst using a chainsaw.

"The man, who was 79, died at the scene. Police are not treating the death as suspicious and a report has been prepared for the coroner."

A spokesperson for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called at 11.01am to reports of an injured patient at a private address off Comberton Avenue.

"We sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a MERIT trauma doctor and critical care paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Strensham.

"On arrival, crews found one patient, a man in a critical condition. Sadly, despite the best efforts, it quickly became clear nothing could be done to save the man and he was confirmed deceased on scene.”

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