Road traffic collision in Stoneleigh

Thursday 17th October 2013 – 8.40am – Chris Kowalik.

Two people have been injured, one seriously, in a collision involving three vehicles in Warwickshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A46 at Stoneleigh shortly after 8pm last night (Wednesday).

An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, a BASICS Emergency doctor, two ambulance crews and the MERIT trauma team consisting of a trauma doctor and critical care practitioner attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A woman driver in her forties was trapped in her car. She was freed by the fire service. She had numerous serious injuries, was fully immobilised and was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire which had been put on alert.

“A male driver was already out of his vehicle. He had minor injuries and was taken to Warwick Hospital.

“The third driver was uninjured.”

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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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