Commuters face long delays after four car crash leaves three needing hospital

Monday 14th December 2015 – 9.20pm – Murray MacGregor.

Three people have been injured after a four car ‘shunt’ that left a major road with long delays.

The crash on the southbound A444 between Nuneaton and the M6, close to the Sutherland Drive turning happened at about 4.50pm on Monday afternoon.

Four ambulances and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found four cars that had been involved in a shunt leaving them with a variety of front and rear end damage.

“A 46 year old woman in the first car, who was suffering back and neck pain, was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to the George Eliot Hospital.

“The 64 year old man driving the second car was suffering from chest and neck pain. He was immobilised as was a 70 year old woman in the same car. Both were taken to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The third car had a 24 year old woman in it who had shoulder and neck pain.

“The fourth car had a 29 year old man with lower back pain and a 26 year old woman with chest pain. All three were treated at the scene by ambulance crews but were discharged without the need to go to hospital

“Crews reported that roads in the area were extremely busy in the aftermath of the crash.”

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