Monday 9th February 2015 – 2pm – Chris Kowalik.
A man has been flown to one of the region’s major trauma centres after the car he was driving collided with a tractor in north Warwickshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Blythe Road, Coleshill at 11.20am today.
Two ambulance crews, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man who is in his sixties, had leg and pelvic injuries and a suspected broken hip. He was given pain relief, his leg was splinted and he was immobilised on a scoop stretcher before being flown to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.
“Two people in a second car involved in the collision were taken by land ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for precautionary checks.
“The tractor driver was uninjured.”