Wednesday 17th May 2017 – 08.58am – Murray MacGregor.
A man has suffered a serious head injury after the van he was driving collided with a crash barrier at a roundabout.
It happened at the junction of the A46 and B4463 at Norton Lindsey in Warwickshire at just before 8.40pm on Tuesday evening.
A paramedic officer arrived seven minutes after the initial call and was backed up by an ambulance and the Critical Care Car from The Air Ambulance Service with a doctor on board.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found a small van that had suffered significant front end damage.
“The driver, a man of approximately 50 years of age had suffered a very nasty head injury.
“The wound was bandaged and the man was given pain relief.
“Firefighters removed the driver’s door to allow ambulance staff to extricate the man from the vehicle.
“He was immobilised before being taken on blue lights to the Major Trauma Centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire; the doctor travelled with the ambulance crew.