Two taken to major trauma centre

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Tuesday 23rd December 2014 – 8.15pm – Suzie Wheaton.

Two men have been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Warwickshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Campden Road in Shipston on Stour shortly before 6.00pm this evening.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer, two basics doctors and a rapid response vehicle from the Midlands Air Ambulance based in Strensham attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to initial reports of a car and a lorry had been in collision.

“On arrival at the scene crews found a car on a grass verge that had come to rest against a telegraph pole.

“The driver, a man, was treated at the scene for a serious head injury, whilst the passenger, also a man, was treated for pelvic and head injuries.

“Emergency services worked closely together to immobilise and extricate both of the occupants from the vehicle safely.

“The men were conveyed to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment and specialist treatment.”

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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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