Two taken to major trauma centre after car collides with house

Tuesday 5th September 2017 – 5pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A two-car collision, in which one of the vehicles also collided with a house, has left two patients requiring treatment from ambulance staff and transporting to hospital this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Lockhurst Lane and Durbar Avenue in Coventry shortly before 2.25pm and sent two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance Critical Care Car to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered two cars that had been in collision, one of which had gone on to hit a house.

“The driver of that car, a man believed to be in his 60s, was treated for head and hip injuries. He was immobilised as a precaution and taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further assessment.

“The driver of the second car, a woman, was treated for the effects of shock and also immobilised as a precaution before being taken to the same hospital.”

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Notes to Editors: If used, please credit the image 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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