UPDATE: Bus crash in Coventry

Saturday 3rd October 2015 – 11.20pm –Chris Kowalik.

A woman and a boy have died after a bus crashed into the front of a Sainsbury’s supermarket in Coventry city centre.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 6pm on Saturday 3rd October.

Attending the scene were a number of rapid response vehicles including paramedics, BASICS emergency doctors and paramedic officers, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, five ambulances and the Hazardous Area Response Team.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Sadly, a boy and a woman were confirmed dead at the scene.

“A young girl had injuries to her face, head and right leg and suspected chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries.She was taken on blue lights and under police escort to Birmingham Children’s Hospital after she had been given blood, pain relief and was anaesthetised and her airway maintained.

“Five people were takento University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. They were: a man in his twenties with a broken arm, the bus driver (a man in his fifties) with neck and shoulder injuries, a man with a minor leg injury, a woman in her sixties with leg and arm injuries and a man with a minor injury.

“One person was checked over and discharged at the scene.”



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