Three hurt after multi-vehicle crash

Thursday 26th October 2017 – 11.10am – Murray MacGregor.

Three people have been injured after a three vehicle crash early this morning.

The crash happened on the A5 at the Cathorpe turn at 6.00am.

Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and a rapid response vehicle were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “When ambulance staff arrived they found a car, a small van and a lorry had been involved in the collision. There were three patients:

“A 63-year-old man from the van was complaining of abdominal and hand pain.  Firefighters worked with ambulance staff to extricate the man safely after the roof had been removed.  After further assessment, he was taken to University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“A 45-year-old man in the same vehicle had right arm and leg pain.  He was immobilised before being taken to the same hospital.

“The third patient was a 41 year old woman from the car.  She had managed to get out of the vehicle but was complaining of back, left arm and shoulder pain.  She was immobilised and taken to hospital in Coventry.

“There were no other patients.”

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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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