20th Oct, 2017

Woman dies after two car crash in Longford

Coventry Editorial 14th Jul, 2014 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A WOMAN has died following a crash involving two cars in Longford on Sunday night.

The two cars collided on a canal bridge in Sydnall Road at around 10pm and the woman was confirmed dead at the scene after the arrival of paramedics.

Eight other people also suffered injuries and were taken to hospital, including a 12-year-old girl who sustained a suspected pelvic injury and was taken to Birmingham Children’s Hosptial.

Three men and a second woman from the same car suffered a range of injuries. Two of the men, aged in their 20s, were treated on scene by ambulance staff and medics before being taken to University Hospital for further treatment.

The third man and second woman sustained minor injuries but were taken to the same hospital as a precaution.

A 56-year-old woman from the second car sustained abdominal, neck, back and pelvic injuries. She was given pain relief by ambulance staff before being carefully placed in a neck collar collar and spinal board.

The driver, a 27-year-old man, suffered minor injuries together with an eight-year-old-girl. All three were given treatment at the roadside before being taken to University Hospital.

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