A man has been airlifted after a two vehicle crash

Thursday 8th February 2018 – 1.28pm – Murray MacGregor.

A man has been airlifted to a major trauma centre after a two-car crash left both vehicles with significant damage.

The crash happened near Thorpe Bridge on Southam Rd, Southam at just before 8.00am this morning.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found one man that had been pulled out of the wreckage by passers-by.

“The man in his 20s had suffered a fractured right leg and possible head injury.  He was given pain relief and had a leg splint applied along with a pelvic binder before being airlifted to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“The driver of the other vehicle, a man in his 40s had got out of his vehicle himself.  He was taken by ambulance to Warwick Hospital with lacerations.”

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