Five cars and two lorries involved in crash

Thursday 25th February 2016 – 1.55pm – Chris Kowalik.

Five people have been injured in a collision on the A14 in Leicestershire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to help the neighbouring East Midlands Ambulance Service shortly before 8.50am today and sent two ambulance crews, three rapid response vehicles, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “It happened on the westbound carriageway approximately two miles from Catthorpe and involved five cars and two lorries.

“The driver of a Volvo (red car pictured) had been pulled free by members of the public.

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Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service

He was experiencing pains to his body and had some cuts to his face. He was flown to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“From the other cars involved, a man with shoulder, back and neck injuries was flown and a woman with back pain was taken by land ambulance, both to the same hospital.

“Two other men who were both ‘walking wounded’ casualties were taken to Kettering General Hospital.”

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Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service



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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