Two elderly women taken to hospital after crash in Warwick

Coventry Road with the junction for Rowan Road. Photo from Google Street View.
Coventry Road with the junction for Rowan Road. Photo from Google Street View.

Two elderly women have been taken to hospital after a crash in Warwick this afternoon (Tuesday).

Emergency services were called to the incident which happened around 12.20pm.

The crash happened on the junction of Coventry Road and Rowan Drive.

Two fire crews were also called to scene to rescue two people who were trapped inside a vehicle.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "We were called at 12.20pm to reports of a three car road traffic collision at the junction of Coventry Road and Rowan Drive.

"Two ambulances and two paramedic officers attended.

"We treated an elderly woman who was a driver of one of the cars. She was treated for injuries not believed to be serious and was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

"A passenger from the same car, another elderly woman was treated for potentially serious injuries and was also taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire..

"A third patient, a man, was assessed and discharged at the scene."

A spokesperson from Warwickshire Police said: "The incident was reported to us by ambulance at 12.24pm. It is two car collision at the junction of Coventry Road and Rowan drive."

A spokesperson from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service said: " We were alerted to an RTC on the Coventry Road, Warwick at 12.31pm.

"Fire appliances attended from both Leamington and Kenilworth.

"On arrival crews confirmed an RTC involving three cars on roadway with two persons medically trapped.

"Crews used first aid, hydraulic cutting equipment and small gear to extricate the casualties into the care of ambulance personnel."