Four injured in crash

Saturday 9th March 2013 – 8.45pm – John Hawker.

Four people have been injured in a crash in Worcestershire this evening.

The crash occurred on Lower Howsell Road, Leigh Sinton at around 4.20pm. Four ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Mercia Accident Rescue Service (MARS) Basics Doctor attended the scene.

 A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a van that had been in a significant collision.  Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

 “Four people were travelling in the car; a 20 year old man suffered two suspected broken wrists, a 20 year old man suffered a suspected fractured jaw and a 15 year old boy suffered neck pain.  All there were treated at the scene for their injuries and transferred to Worcester Royal Hospital by ambulances for further treatment.

 “A 21 year old girl travelling in the car suffered multiple serious leg injuries and was trapped in the vehicle.  She received emergency treatment at the scene whilst being removed from the car.

 “The girl was transferred by ambulance to the same hospital for further emergency treatment.

 “The hospital had been pre alerted to the girl’s arrival and serious injuries.

 “The occupant of the van was uninjured in the crash.

 “Considering the damage to the vehicles, the occupants were fortunate not to have suffered more serious or even life threatening injuries.”

 Ends

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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