Sunday 28th June 2015 – 2.30pm – Steve Parry
Four adults and a child travelling in the same car have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Coleshill this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Blyth Road at just before 8am.
Four ambulances and a paramedic support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving two vehicles in Coleshill this morning.
“The male driver of the family car, believed to be in his forties, received minor injuries. A woman front seat passenger, also in her forties, was treated for back pain. A child aged 9 years received back and leg injuries.
A rear seat passenger, a woman in her sixties, sustained abdominal and leg pain. A further female in her twenties was also trapped in the rear of the car and was later treated for back and leg injuries. The patients were immobilised with the use of a neck collar and orthopaedic stretcher.
“A man travelling in the second car involved was uninjured and did not required further hospital treatment.
“All the patients were taken by ambulance to Heartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”