Tuesday 2nd April 2013 – 6.30am – Suzie Fothergill.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Tamworth last night.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Coventry Road in Kingsbury at approximately 8.35pm yesterday.
Three ambulances, a rapid response car, a paramedic area support officer, a BASICS Doctor and the West Midlands CARE Team were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found two cars that had been in collision.
“The driver of the first car, a man in his 20’s, was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.
“Two men in their 30’s were found to be trapped in the second vehicle. The men were extricated from the vehicle with the assistance of the fire service. The driver was treated for multiple fractures to his pelvis and leg whilst the passenger was treated for leg fractures. Both men were fully immobilised and conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.
“The hospital was pre-alerted to the arrival of the men and of their injuries.”