September 6th, 2016

Man left with serious injuries after car collides with van near Southam

Man left with serious injuries after car collides with van near Southam Man left with serious injuries after car collides with van near Southam
Updated: 12:09 pm, May 28, 2015

A MAN in his 50s suffered serious injuries after a car collided with the van he was standing next to near Southam.

Emergency services were called to the Offchurch Road in Offchurch at 8.35pm on Saturday (May 23).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The man was suffering from a reduced level of consciousness initially but following treatment from ambulance staff, this gradually returned to a normal level.

“He was assessed and treated for a number of injuries, including a fractured right shoulder, a suspected fractured right arm, a chest injury and suspected abdominal injuries.

“He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board, given pain relief and treatment to stop any internal bleeding.”

The man was taken to University Hospital in Coventry while a second patient, who was sitting in the van – a woman in her 30s – was treated for cuts to her head and a minor leg injury but did not require hospital treatment.

The driver of the car – a man in his 20s – was treated for an arm injury and taken to Warwick Hospital for further assessment.

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