Coach and van crash

Tuesday 6th October 2015 – 5.45pm – Chris Kowalik.

A coach carrying schoolchildren has collided with a van in Warwickshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Wimpstone Road, near Preston-on-Stour shortly after 4.35pm today.

An advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance crew attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The van driver, a man in his forties, had neck and shoulder pain. He was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar and was taken to Warwick Hospital.

“The coach driver, a man his thirties, had an ankle injury but after being assessed by ambulance crews, he was discharged at the scene.

“There were thirteen children in the coach. They were not injured and were transferred to another coach to continue their journey.”

Coach and van crash 06-10-15

Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service



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