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Car Collides with Tree

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Sunday 2nd February 2014  – 10.15am – Steve Parry

A motorist has been taken to hospital after his car collided with a tree near Tamworth earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Planation Lane, Hopwas, near Tamworth at just after 2am.

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews treated a man in his thirties after his vehicle left the road and collided with a tree.

“The vehicle received significant damage and the patient was trapped for over an hour before being released by emergency services.

“The patient was treated for back pain but otherwise he appears to have escaped serious injury.

“The patient was conveyed to Hartlands Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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Author: officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.3 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, 58 ambulance stations and uses 864 vehicles.

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