Woman airlifted from A46 collision

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Sunday 7th September 2014 – 7.50pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A woman was airlifted from the scene of a road traffic collision this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to reports of two cars that had collided on the A46 in Old Stratford and Drayton shortly before 10.55am today.

An ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in collision.

“The driver of one of the cars (Smart car) had sustained a head injury and neck and back pain. The woman in her 20’s was immobilised and extricated from the vehicle, with the assistance of the fire service, before being airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The hospital was pre-alerted to the woman’s condition and medics were on standby awaiting the crew’s arrival.

“The second car had been carrying two occupants at the time of the collision. Fortunately both the man and woman were assessed by ambulance crews but were found to be uninjured.”


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