Six people hurt in head-on collision near Leamington

The aftermath of the crash in Old Milverton Lane near Leamington. Picture courtesy of West Midlands Amblance Service.
The aftermath of the crash in Old Milverton Lane near Leamington. Picture courtesy of West Midlands Amblance Service.
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Six people were hurt including two seriously after a head on collision between two cars near Leamington yesterday evening (Sunday).

The incident happened on Old Milverton Lane in Blackdown at about 4.40pm.

The Air Amblance Service Helicopter. P:icture courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service

The Air Amblance Service Helicopter. P:icture courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service

Four ambulances, a paramedic area support officer, the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire and the Critical Care Car from The Air Ambulance Service were all sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found two cars that had extensive front end damage.

“The first car had four people in it.

“A 27 year old woman had severe back and neck pain along with damage to her hip and pelvis. “She was given pain relief, was immobilised and had a pelvic binder put in place before she was airlifted to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire.

“A 36 year old man was taken to the same hospital by land ambulance with neck, back and chest injuries. He was also immobilised before being taken on blue lights.

“A 68 year old man and 67 year old woman were taken to Warwick Hospital by ambulance with minor chest pain from the seatbelt.

“There were two people in the other car. A 42 year old man had chest pain and a hand laceration, while a 29 year old woman had a fractured hand and leg laceration. They were also taken to Warwick Hospital by ambulance.”