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Lucky escape following Leamington town centre crash

Leamington Editorial 23rd Feb, 2015 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

FIVE people were ‘extremely fortunate’ to escape serious injuries following a crash in Leamington town centre on Friday night (February 20).

A car and a 4X4 were involved in a serious smash at the junction of Warwick Street and the Parade shortly before 10pm which saw the 4X4 roll over and demolish a set of traffic lights.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a 4×4 type vehicle that had been in a serious crash. Due to the crash the 4×4 vehicle had rolled over and demolished a set of traffic lights.

“Fortunately, the three occupants of the 4×4 vehicle, and the two occupants of the car, all suffered no serious injuries and were checked over by ambulance crews before being discharged at the scene.

“Travelling in the 4×4 were three men in their 20s, and in the car and man in his early 20s and a woman in her late teens.

“Considering the location of the crash it is extremely fortunate that neither the occupants of the vehicles or any pedestrians suffered more serious injuries.”

Image courtesy WMAS.

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