Man airlifted after cars and lorry collide


Friday 11th November 2016 – 4.45pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

HMED 53 - WNAA in air

A man has been airlifted to one of the region’s major trauma centres with serious injuries following a collision involving two cars and a lorry this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Pipers Lane and Coleshill Road in Nuneaton shortly after 2.15pm. An ambulance, a community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two cars and a lorry that had been involved in collision.

“The driver of the one of the cars, a man, was quickly freed from his vehicle in order for treatment to begin.

“Ambulance staff administered emergency treatment for the serious injuries he had suffered, including a head injury.

“Once his condition had been stabilised the man was carefully moved to the air ambulance before being airlifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“Unfortunately the man’s condition is thought to be serious.

“The driver of the second car and the lorry, both men, were assessed and discharged at the scene.”


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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