Woman seriously injured

Saturday 2nd August 2014 – 8.15pm – John Hawker.

A woman has been seriously injured following an RTC in Nuneaton this afternoon.

The crash occurred on Ansley Road at around 4.50pm. Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Stafford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a serious collision. Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

“The woman driving one car, believed to be in her late 40’s, suffered multiple serious injuries and was trapped in the vehicle. She received emergency treatment from medics whilst being released with the assistance of the fire service. The woman was trapped for around 50 minutes.

“Once released from the wreckage, the woman was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment and a trauma team were on standby. Unfortunately, the womans injuries were considered life threatening.

“Two occupants who were travelling in the second car were both men believed to be in their late teens. One suffered serious chest injuries and the other suffered facial injuries.

“Both men were transferred by land ambulances to the same hospital for further treatment.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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