Car collides with tree after hitting central reservation

Monday 20th June 2016 – 5.35pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A car driver has been treated for leg and chest injuries after his vehicle left the road and collided with a tree up a grass bank this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A444 in Coventry, between Bedworth and junction three of the M6, at 4.15pm. An ambulance and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews discovered a car, which had suffered significant damage, resting against a tree up a grass bank, after it is believed to have collided with another car and the central reservation before leaving the road.

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“The driver, a man thought to be in his 20s, was treated for injuries to his leg and chest and immobilised at the scene.

“He was then transported to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment with the hospital having been alerted to the man’s condition prior to his arrival.

“Nobody else was injured in the incident.”

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Notes to Editors:

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West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 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 and uses 864 vehicles.

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