Car and lorry collide in Warwickshire

Tuesday 23rd September 2014 – 5.40pm – Chris Kowalik.

A young driver has been injured in a collision involving the car he was in and a lorry in Warwickshire. West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the B4115 and Leamington Road at Leek Wootton shortly before 2.20pm today.

A paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance crew and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The car driver, a man in his late teens, had abdominal, pelvic, leg and back injuries and fractured ribs. He was freed from his car after the fire service had cut off its door. He was given pain relief, a pelvic splint was applied and he was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar. Then, accompanied by the air ambulance doctor, he was taken by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

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“The lorry driver was uninjured.”

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Written by officialwmas

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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