Friday 25th July 2014 – 9.10am – Suzie Wheaton.
A man has been treated for minor injuries following a significant collision in which his car left the road.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Armorial Road in Coventry shortly before 1am this morning. An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and two paramedic area support officers were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had left the carriageway, collided with a tree, and had come to rest on a driveway against a parked van and a house, with its bonnet pointing in the air.
“With the assistance of the emergency services the driver of the car managed climb out of a rear window of the vehicle to safety.
“The man believed to be in his 30’s was treated for a very minor wrist injury at the scene before being conveyed to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and treatment.
“An ambulance officer at the scene commented that given the nature of the incident and the damaged caused, it was a miracle that no one was seriously injured.”