Longbridge island RTC

Tuesday 20th May 2014 – 9.55am – Chris Kowalik.

A busy road junction in Warwickshire was partially blocked this morning following a collision involving a number of cars.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Longbridge Island just off the M40 at junction 15 shortly before 7.40am today.

A BASICS emergency doctor in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance crews attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find several damaged vehicles and a man in his thirties who had suffered a medical episode. He was taken on alert to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“A woman from one of the other vehicles involved was complaining of back pain. She was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar and was taken to the same hospital for further checks and any necessary subsequent treatment.”

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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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