Friday 11th August 2017 – 9.50am – Claire Brown.
Seven people needed assessment by the ambulance service last night after a collision between a motorhome and a car in Coventry.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the slip road off Dunchurch Highway in Allesley, Coventry shortly after 7.00pm (Thursday). Three ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill with a paramedic and BASICS doctor on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived the found a car and a motorhome which had collided. Thankfully, all occupants had managed to self-extricate from the two vehicles and were awaiting assistance from the emergency services.
“Three men from the car, all believed to be in their 20s, were assessed and required treatment. One man, the driver of the car, was found to have sustained a serious leg injury. He was administered pain relief to help ease his condition before ambulance staff carefully immobilised him with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint. The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. One passenger suffered head and back injuries whilst the second passenger had neck and back injuries. Both were immobilised before being conveyed to the same hospital by land ambulance.
“The driver and three passengers from the motorhome were checked over on scene but didn’t require any treatment.”