September 27th, 2016

Three escape with lives after head on crash near Coventry

Three escape with lives after head on crash near Coventry Three escape with lives after head on crash near Coventry

THREE people escaped with their lives after the vehicles they were in were involved in a head on crash near Coventry.

A red car and a blue van collided on the B4029 at Coombe Fields about 12.35pm on Saturday (December 19).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said when crews arrived, they found one vehicle on either side of the road, both with extensive front end damage.

In the van there was a man and woman in their 50s. The man was discharged on the scene after treatment for minor injuries but the woman was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with a hand injury.

The 19-year-old man driving the car escaped with a facial and knee injury – he was taken to the same hospital by ambulance.

The spokesman said: “The levels of injury were not as serious as you might have expected.

“All three were very fortunate not to be more seriously injured.”

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.

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