Man escapes serious injury despite his car ending up on its roof

Sunday 24th August 2014 – 6.20am – Jamie Arrowsmith

rrv car

A man was fortunate to escape serious injury when his car ended up on its roof following a road traffic collision in Leamington this morning (Sunday).

The incident took place on the junction of High Street and Penns Road just before 4.45am and West Midlands Ambulance Service sent an ambulance and a a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a car that had come to rest on its roof after colliding with a stationary vehicle.

“The patient had managed to free himself from the car and following assessment from ambulance staff was treated for injuries to his face and shoulder.

“He was immobilised as a precaution with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to Warwick Hospital for further treatment.

“There was no one else involved in the incident.”

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