Joel Carriedo Wiki – Joel Carriedo Biography
Joel Carriedo was hit by the car while cycling home from Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital on Sunday morning after working a night shift. Moments before, the same car had hit and killed a 44-year-old pedestrian. Carriedo, 47, originally from the Philippines, was described this afternoon as “a great person, very kind and gentle.” A friend added: ‘This is a tragedy. He was riding his bike home from a night shift and had just returned to work after being on vacation with his family. ‘He was much loved, a brilliant father and colleague. We will miss you.’ Mr Carriedo’s former colleagues have also paid tribute today. Lalu Scaria, 47, a nurse at Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital, said: “Joel was always very cheerful and a very talented man. “We used to work in the same ward and the patients were always very appreciative of his compassion.
“When I left the ward, he helped me organize a party with staff and patients to thank me for my work. He was a very good-hearted person.” Another colleague, Bittaj Augustine, a 52-year-old supervisor of sterilization services, said: “I think Joel had recently moved to the gastroenteritis ward and was seeing mainly elderly patients. “Recently he had gone from working during the day to working a lot at night. “He and his family had recently been on vacation and had not long moved house. “Another colleague of mine who had also been working at night was walking towards his house and found the consequences of what happened. He “I could see the paramedics trying to resuscitate someone on the ground. There was a small crowd gathered around him. “I couldn’t tell who he was, but I knew he was someone from the hospital because the victim was still wearing his uniform. “It turned out to be Joel. All of his colleagues are devastated. He was always smiling and he was one of those people who are always positive and forward-thinking.” After the shooting, the vehicle crashed into a house in the area.
Joel Carriedo was 47 years old.
Kind and gentle hospital support worker died in ‘Coventry car rampage’ while cycling home
The owner of the house, Barry Dean, 76, was watching the game of the day on television yesterday morning when he heard a loud crash. He opened the door to his house and found the remains of a black Mercedes in the driveway, surrounded by bricks and debris. The driver had fled when Dean got out and police later arrested a man near local apartments. Dean said today: “He shook me out of my seat. “I was sitting watching the game of the day and suddenly there was a big crash and the house shook. “I got up immediately and went to get the keys to the front door. I opened it and found the smoking remains of a black Mercedes. “The car partially destroyed my fuse box, so now my electricity and gas have been cut off. There is a lot of damage to the front of the house, where the hallway and cloakroom are. I built this house myself, it is destroyed. “Fortunately my wife was away at the time; Shortly before she had gone to a car boot sale. “When I opened the door and saw what had happened, the driver managed to get out of the rubble and ran away.
“A man who was walking nearby and had seen what happened called the police and they arrived about five minutes late. There must have been about ten cars, police dogs, a drone and even the helicopter. West Midlands Police said a man arrested on suspicion of murder has been placed under the Mental Health Act. A spokesman said: ‘We stopped a 33-year-old man on Beckbury Road following a series of collisions in the town at around 8am yesterday (September 3). ‘A 44-year-old pedestrian who was hit on Gosford Street and a 47-year-old cyclist who was hit on Woodway Lane sadly died from their injuries. ‘Our thoughts are with the families and friends of those who have tragically lost their lives, and we will do everything we can to support them during this deeply distressing time. ‘Another pedestrian who was hit on Gosford Street has been treated for non-life-threatening injuries. “We are not looking for anyone else in connection with what happened and based on the information we have, this is not being treated as something related to terrorism.” ‘Our investigations continue and anyone who can help is asked to contact us.