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Woman 'seriously injured' in RTC in Nuneaton

A woman has been seriously injured in a road traffic collision in Nuneaton this afternoon.

The crash occurred on Ansley Road at around 4.50pm. Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer, a BASICS Doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Stafford attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a serious collision. Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

The woman, believed to be in her late 40s, suffered "multiple serious injuries" and was trapped in the vehicle for around 50 minutes. Her injuries are considered to be "life threatening."

Government to announce driverless car trials by 2015

This car is controlled from a computer in its boot. Credit: Oxford University

The government will announce new measures today which will see driverless cars on the streets of Britain in 2015.

Business Secretary Vince Cable will be speaking later at the MIRA Technology Park in Nuneaton.

The first trials of the self-driving vehicles are due to start in January next year.


Fire at Wilkinson in Nuneaton town centre

Crews from Atherstone, Bedworth, Polesworth, Hinckley and Nuneaton as well crews from West Midlands Fire Service have been working to put a fire out in the Wilkinson homeware store in Nuneaton town centre.


Street sealed off as woman found collapsed on ground

A street in Nuneaton is cordoned off by police today after a woman was found collapsed on the ground.

The 45-year-old was found in Eastboro Way shortly after 9.30pm.

The woman was found collapsed in Nuneaton overnight Credit: PA

Police have now launched an inquiry into what happened. Officers have urged anyone who witnessed anything suspicious to get in touch.

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