Saturday 7th December 2013 – 8.45am – John Hawker.
Three people have died, and three people have been injured in a multi vehicle crash near Tamworth last night.
The crash occurred on Trinity Road, Freasley at around 5.10pm. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a Community First Responder and a BASICS Doctor attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find four vehicles that are believed to have been in a collision; three cars and a tipper truck type vehicle.
“Unfortunately, nothing could be done to save a woman and two men that were travelling in the same car, and all three were confirmed dead at the scene by medics.
“The man driving a separate car suffered neck pain and was treated at the scene. He was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board and transferred by ambulance to Good Hope Hospital for further treatment.
“The occupant of the third car, a woman, was treated at the scene for minor injuries and did not require hospital treatment.
“The man driving the tipper truck, also suffered minor injuries and was treated at scene then discharged.”
Notes to Editors: We have no ages for any of the patients involved in this incident.