Driver injured in crash

Monday 22nd February 2016 – 11.45am – John Hawker.

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The driver of a small van has suffered potentially serious injuries following an RTC in Warwickshire this morning.

The crash occurred on the A429, Tredington, Shipston on Stour at around 8.50am.  An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and small van that had been in a serious collision.  Both vehicles had suffered substantial front end damage.

“The man driving the small van, believed to be in his early 20’s, was treated at the scene by medics for suspected pelvic and leg injuries.  He received pain relief whilst still in the van and was subsequently safely removed with the assistance of the fire service.

“Following treatment the man was airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

“The man driving the car involved in the crash, a man in his 50’s, was checked over at the scene by medics for minor injuries and was then discharged.  The dog travelling in the boot of the car was also uninjured in the crash.

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“Considering the damage to the vehicles, all occupants were fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.”

 

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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