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Three 'seriously injured' in two-car Warwickshire crash

Three people were seriously injured in a two-car crash in Warwickshire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Harbury Lane at 11.30pm.

One man was dragged by ambulance crews from his burning car, with a broken leg and a suspected fractured pelvis. A woman in her 40s was freed from the same car with chest, abdominal and pelvic injuries and multiple lower limb fractures.

A man in his 20s, travelling in the other car, was taken to hospital with multiple rib and lower limb fractures and serious chest and abdominal injuries.

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 appeal for missing teenagers

Jessica Morgan Credit: Warwickshire Police

Police are still searching for two teenagers who went missing at approximately 6:30pm on Friday 17th July.

Jessica, 16, and Ellie, 15, were both last seen by Waitrose in Hereford heading towards the High Street.

Jessica is white, around 5ft in height, of a small build and has short light blonde hair with a long black wig over the top. Her lip and left nostril are also pierced. She was wearing light blue jeans, dark blue jumper with silver chain around her neck, white trainers and a black baseball cap with white writing on the front.

Ellie Remington Credit: Warwickshire Police

Ellie is white, with green eyes around 5ft 9ins in height, of a medium build, two toned long brown coloured hair which is shoulder length, her upper lip is also pierced. She was wearing flowery style top, black leggings, black shoes with a black handbag.

Onlookers praised by emergency services after rushing to the aid of a cyclist

A cyclist in his sixties was taken to hospital after collapsing during a cycling event in Warwickshire. Credit: West Midlands Ambulance Service

A male cyclist in his sixties has been taken to hospital after collapsing during an organised cycling event in Lapworth, Warwickshire this afternoon.

Two nurses and several onlookers went to help the cyclist and provided basic life support, after he fell unconscious and went into cardiac arrest.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were called to Station Road just before 2pm and shocked the man five times with a defibrillator before taking him to Warwick Hospital.

Ambulance crews have praised the public for their help at the scene, which they say undoubtedly gave the patient the best possible chance of recovery.

His current condition is unknown at this time.

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