Driver trapped after two car crash on Harbury Lane - The Leamington Observer

Driver trapped after two car crash on Harbury Lane

Leamington Editorial 13th Apr, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016   0

THE DRIVER and passenger of a convertible were left trapped after a two car smash near Whitnash.

Emergency services including Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were called to the scene on Harbury Lane, near Mallory Park Hotel around 12.15pm on Sunday (April 12).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a convertible sports car and a second car that had been in a significant crash.

“The driver of the convertible, a man believed to be 24 years old, suffered serious pelvic, rib and facial injuries. He received emergency treatment and was cut out with the assistance of the fire service.

“Once released, the man received further treatment before being taken by ambulance to University Hospital.

“The passenger in the same car, a woman believed to be 25 years old, suffered serious back injuries and also suspected internal injuries.

“She received emergency treatment before being transferred by land ambulance to the same hospital.

“The passenger travelling in the second car, a woman believed to be in her 40’s, suffered rib, arm and leg injuries. She received emergency treatment at the scene and her condition was stabilised and was then airlifted to University Hospital.

“The man driving the second car, believed to be in his 40’s, suffered shoulder injuries.

“A girl who was also a passenger, believed to be 2 years old, was travelling in a child safety seat and was checked over at the scene but appeared to have escaped uninjured in the crash.

“Both were transferred to the same hospital for further assessment.

“All emergency service personal worked seamlessly together to ensure the patients received the best possible treatment as quickly and safely as possible.”

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