Sunday 11th August 2013 – 5.30pm – Steve Parry.
Four people had a lucky escape after their car left the M69 carriageway, hit two trees and landed thirty foot down an embankment.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at 1.20pm.
Four ambulances; a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northants Air Ambulance from Coventry attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a single vehicle on the M69 southbound near junction1.
“Two women, believed to be in their twenties and sixties, were treated for neck and back pain. They were immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being conveyed to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.
“A further female in her twenties was treated for head, back and chest injuries and was taken to the University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.
“A man in his sixties was assessed by ambulance staff at the scene for minor injuries and also conveyed to the University hospital.
“The M69 was closed for a short time to allow the air ambulance land at the scene.”