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Two men trapped in car wreckage after collision with lorry

Two men trapped in car after collision with lorry Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

Two men became trapped in their car following a collision with a lorry on the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire border earlier today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to the scene at 5.40am.

When crews arrived they found two men, the driver and passenger of the car trapped in the wreckage.

Ambulance staff assessed both men and found the passenger had sustained suspected serious injuries to his leg and pelvis whilst the driver escaped with less serious injuries.

"Whilst fire colleagues worked to release the two men, ambulance staff and the doctor continued treatment. The passenger was given pain relief before he was extricated from the car and immobilised with a neck collar, spinal board and pelvic splint.

"The man was then taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire, a major trauma centre, for further treatment. The doctor travelled in the back of the ambulance to continue treatment en route. The driver, who had sustained a collarbone injury, was also immobilised and taken to the same hospital for further treatment.”

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman

Police search for 27-year-old man last seen in Corby

Can you help the police locate missing man Tom Roe? Credit: Leicestershire Police

Tom Roe, 27-years-old from Uppingham in Rutland, has been reported missing by his family.

He was last seen in Corby, Northamptonshire at 2.30pm on Tuesday 21st July and was reported missing by a family member the next day.

Tom is described as white, about 5ft 10ins tall, of medium build. He is clean shaven and has short brown hair.

When he was last seen he was wearing blue jeans, a blue and white shirt, possibly checked or striped and a blue light weight waterproof jacket.



Police seek man following Northampton bus attack

Detectives are releasing a photo of Garvey Gordon, 22, who is wanted for failing to appear on police bail on Wednesday, 14 July, in connection with an attack on a bus passenger.

Garvey Gordon, 22 Credit: Northamptonshire Police

The incident occurred in November 2014 on the number 8 bus in Middle lane.

During the attack, the victim, who was a 33-year old man, was whipped over the head repeatedly with a belt.

He sustained a head injury and attended hospital later that day to receive treatment.

Gordon was arrested on Thursday, 30 April and bailed to attend a north London police station on 14 July, but he failed to attend.

Officers believe Gordon may be in Northampton, but he also has connections in Haringey and Enfield.

Anyone with information on Garvey Gordon's whereabouts is asked to call DC Andy Barnard on 07785 398757

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