Shaunna Farley – Saturday 9th September 2023 – 1.55pm.
A man and two children have sadly died and a woman has been taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries following a collision on the A5 in Hinckley on Friday.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called at 4.20pm to a collision involving a car and a HGV on Watling Street, Burbage.
Resources from both West Midlands Ambulance Service and East Midlands Ambulance Service were sent to the scene. West Midlands Ambulance Service sent two ambulances, two paramedic officers and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Upon arrival ambulance staff found four occupants of the car.
“The first was a man who was the driver. Unfortunately, nothing could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.
“A boy who was a passenger in the car received advanced life support from ambulance staff. Unfortunately, despite their best efforts it became clear that nothing more could be done to save him and he was confirmed deceased at the scene.
“A girl who was a passenger in the vehicle had sustained life threatening injuries. She was conveyed to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with advanced life support continued en route but unfortunately, nothing more could be done to save her and she was confirmed deceased shortly after arrival at hospital.”
“A woman who was a passenger in the vehicle had sustained life-threatening injuries.
“Ambulance staff administered advanced life support to her at the scene which continued en route to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire where she was conveyed via land ambulance for further treatment.
“The driver of the HGV was assessed by ambulance staff and did not require further treatment. He received treatment at the scene and self-care advice before being discharged.”