Monday 9th June 2014 – 11.35am – Chris Kowalik.
A woman whose car was badly damaged in a road traffic collision in Warwickshire has been taken to a major trauma centre.
Picture credit: “West Midlands Ambulance Service”
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the B4086 in Alveston shortly before 9.15am today.
An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended. Police and the fire service also attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crew arrived to find a car that had collided with a tree.
“The car’s roof was cut off by the fire service and its driver, a woman in her 20s was immobilised by ambulance crews with the use of a neck collar and spinal board.
“She had neck and back pain and a wrist injury but because of the level of damage sustained to the vehicle, she was taken to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.”