Couple escape serious injury despite their 4×4 ending up embedded in the undergrowth

B4035 - 22-09-14

Monday 22nd September 2014 – 6.45pm – Murray MacGregor.

A couple in their 60s have escaped serious injury despite their vehicle ending up in undergrowth in a ditch.

The crash happened on at about 4.00pm on the B4035 between Shipston and Brailles in Warwickshire. A community first responder came across the crash and stopped to offer assistance.

An ambulance and a paramedic officer were also sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman, said: “On arrival, ambulance crews were left stunned that no-one had suffered serious injuries based on where the 4×4 had ended up. It was embedded in the undergrowth around the ditch.

“The man driving, had suffered nothing more serious than cuts and bruises while his wife had a bruised arm. After a full assessment, they were discharged.

“Ambulance staff at the scene remarked how fortunate the couple were not to have been more seriously hurt based on where the 4×4 ended up.”



West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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