Overturned car in Warwickshire

Tuesday 1st July 2014 – 4pm – Chris Kowalik.

Two young men have been flown to hospital, one having been seriously injured, after the car they were in overturned in Warwickshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Merevale Lane between Atherstone and Baxterley at midday today.

Two ambulances, two rapid response vehicles and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Staffordshire attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Both men, who are in their twenties, were out of the car when ambulance personnel arrived.

“One of them had head injuries. The doctor on board the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford anaesthetised him at the scene and maintained his airway as he was flown on alert to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The other man had a number of minor cuts. He was immobilised and was flown to the same hospital.”

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