September 25th, 2016

Woman and toddler escape injury following early morning crash

Woman and toddler escape injury following early morning crash Woman and toddler escape injury following early morning crash
Updated: 1:10 pm, Jan 20, 2016

A WOMAN and child were both trapped in their car for an hour following a road traffic collision with a heavy goods vehicle this morning (January 19).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Longford Road and Windmill Road in Longford at 9.45am, two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

The car involved suffered significant damage in the collision – resulting in the two patients being trapped inside.

No one was seriously injured.

The woman, thought to be in her 30s, was treated for minor injuries – including cuts and bruises.

She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

The girl, a toddler, was treated for back pain as well as cuts and bruises.

She was also immobilised before being taken to the same hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Once crews had assessed them, they worked carefully with the fire service to cut them both free.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

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