Five people have survived a serious crash in Leamington Spa town centre last night, after a 4x4 rolled over and demolished a set of traffic lights.
The crash happened at the junction of Warwick Street and the Parade at around 9.50pm.
The West Midlands Ambulance Service say all involved were "extremely lucky" not to have suffered more serious injuries.
Crews arrived to find a car and a 4x4 type vehicle that had been in a serious crash. Due to the crash the 4x4 vehicle had rolled over and demolished a set of traffic lights.
Fortunately, the three occupants of the 4x4 vehicle, and the two occupants of the car, all suffered no serious injuries and were checked over by ambulance crews before being discharged at the scene.
Travelling in the 4x4 were three men in their 20’s, and in the car and man in his early 20’s and a woman in her late teens.
Considering the location of the crash it is extremely fortunate that neither the occupants of the vehicles or any pedestrians suffered more serious injuries.
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Specialist search teams have spent today looking for a man believed to have fallen into the River Leam.
The man was seen falling from the York Road foot bridge yesterday evening at around 9.30pm.
Police and fire services started a search and rescue operation which continued today.
Police are hunting a runaway driver who caused two Leamington road accidents in one night.
The first crash happened at 10.30pm on Friday, when the black Peugeot 307 left the Shakespeare Inn and then smashed into a parked black Honda on Mill Street in Harbury.
The collision forced the Honda into the wall of a residential home on the street, significantly damaging the car and the building.
The car left in the direction of Southam before crashing into a ditch on the Bascote crossroads on the A425. The driver, a man, was seen leaving the scene on foot.
A445 Leamington Road in both directions closed, heavy traffic due to accident, car and a motorbike involved between Paget's Lane and A423 Oxford Road.
A pioneering new eye operation to reverse vision problems could banish reading glasses to the history book.
The Space Healthcare clinic in Leamington Spa is the first place in the UK to offer the procedure, known as Raindrop corneal inlay, after it was developed in America.
It involves a tiny implant, no bigger than a pinhead, which sits inside the cornea and increases its curvature, allowing the eye to focus properly again.
It's designed to tackle presbyopia - a condition which affects people's ability to switch focus between near and distant objects, especially in old age.
Police are seeking witnesses after a 16-year-old girl was sexually assaulted at a Leamington bus stop.
The teenager was waiting outside 'Savers' on Leamington Parade at 3.30pm on August 20.
She was approached by a man in his 60s or 70s who sat next to her and began 'whispering in her ear' before touching her inappropriately.
The victim then stood up and got on the number 67 bus, and the man followed her on board. He got off at a stop on Campion Hill, and walked down Leicester Street.
British Transport Police have released these pictures of people they would like to speak to following an assault at Leamington Spa railway station.
A 25-year-old man from Southam was chased and assaulted by two men as he walked back to the station with a friend in the early hours of Sunday 24 May.
Police think these men will be able to help with their inquiries.
Firefighters dealt with a fire at a pizza outlet in Leamington Spa in the early hours of today.
They were called to the blaze in the kitchen at Tuscano's Pizza in Bath street at 12.15am.
Two crews spent an hour at the premises.
A man who murdered a Leamington pensioner has been jailed for life with a minimum of 26 years.
91-year-old Sydney Pavier was attacked at his home in Gordon Street in September last year and died as a result of his injuries six weeks later.
Police say they do not know why Scott Melville, 39, of no fixed address, broke into Mr Pavier's home.
DCI James Essex from Warwickshire Police said:
“Sydney was found badly beaten, lying unconscious on his bed, when relatives called to see him on the morning of 16 September last year.
"The door had been kicked in and the house ransacked.
“Despite his horrendous injuries, Sydney battled to live, but more than a month later on the 28th October he sadly lost his fight for life.”