Two injured as bus and car collide

 

Tuesday 25th April 2017 – 5pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A car driver has been taken to hospital following a collision between a car and a double decker bus this afternoon.

A Patient Transport Service vehicle came across the incident on Robin Hood Road in Willenhall, Coventry at 2.50pm. One ambulance and a paramedic officer were then sent to the scene.

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A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car that had suffered severe damage in collision with a bus.

“The car driver, a man believed to be in his 40s, managed to free himself from his vehicle.

“He was treated for suspected broken ribs and a hand injury and transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“There was one patient from the bus, a man believed to be in his 60s who had suffered a hand injury. He was treated in a nearby medical centre and did not require onward transport to hospital.

“The driver of the bus was uninjured in the incident.”

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Notes to Editors: If used, please credit the images to 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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