27th Jun, 2017

Woman seriously injured after car overturns on A46

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

A WOMAN suffered serious injuries when the car she was travelling in crashed and overturned near Warwick.

Two women and two children were in the car when it rolled over on the A46 just before Longbridge Island at around 4pm on Saturday (August 22).

Paramedics say they were lucky not have to suffered more serious injuries in the crash, which happened in a tunnel on the road.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A car was found at the scene that had rolled over and come to rest on its roof.

“All four occupants of the car had managed to get out of the vehicle, even though one woman had suffered serious injuries.

“The woman, believed to be in her late 50s, suffered serious arm injuries and also pain to her back, neck and abdomen. She received emergency treatment at the scene by medics and her condition was stabilised.

“She was then transferred by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

“The three other people travelling in the car suffered multiple minor injuries in the crash and were treated at the scene. All three were transferred to Warwick hospital for further checks and treatment.

“Considering the circumstances of the crash the occupants are fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries.”