Car leaves M6 and overturns

Friday 1st May 2015 – 8.50am – Chris Kowalik.

Two women were injured when the car they were in left the M6 and overturned in a field near Corley Services.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called shortly before 12.15am today.

The MERIT trauma team consisting of a trauma doctor and a critical care practitioner attended along with a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance crews.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that was upside down in a field.

“With the help of the fire service, two women in their twenties who were passengers in the car were freed.

“The front seat passenger had a back injury, a head injury and abdominal pain. She was given pain relief at the scene, was immobilised and taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The rear passenger suffered a wound to her back and had pains in her chest, abdomen and a foot. She was also immobilised and taken to the same hospital.

“A man who was driving the car was uninjured.”

1 MERIT car CUT 1


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