Woman airlifted from rtc

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Wednesday 14th January 2015 – 4.20pm – Suzie Wheaton.

A woman was airlifted to hospital following a three vehicle road traffic collision in Warwickshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service dispatched an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the collision on Birmingham Road in Budbrooke at approximately 9.35am this morning.

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

“The driver of one of the vehicles, a woman in her 50’s, was found to be trapped in her car. Ambulance crews worked closely with the fire service for over an hour to safely extricate the woman.

“The casualty was treated at the scene for a leg fracture and shoulder and arm injuries. The woman was fully immobilised and given pain relief at the scene before being airlifted to University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire for specialist treatment.

“The driver of a second car, a man, was treated for a minor hand injury and was discharged at the scene.

“No one else was injured in this incident.”

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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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