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Man airlifted to hospital after car hits tree

A 63-year-old man in Warwickshire has been airlifted to a major trauma centre after his car hit a tree.

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It happened a little before 7:30am this morning on the A429 about a mile south of Wellesbourne towards Ettington in South Warwickshire.

An ambulance was on scene within seven minutes backed by the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance after four 999 calls.

When crews arrived they found the blue Mitsubishi side on against a tree. There was significant damage on the driver’s side.

Due to his injuries, ambulance staff removed the man from the vehicle rapidly and stabilised his condition.

He was suffering from fractured ribs, chest and possibly pelvic injuries.

The 63 year old was airlifted to the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire where medics were on standby to receive the man.

He was described as being in a stable but serious condition upon arrival.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman


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Weekend Picks: Warwickshire Pride

Warwickshire Pride: Sat 20th Aug (Pump Room Gardens, Royal Leamington Spa)

Warwickshire Pride takes place in Leamington Spa this weekend. Credit: Leanne Taylor

Diversity will be celebrated this weekend at Warwickshire Pride in Leamington Spa.

The family friendly event will have a Royal theme this year and feature food and drink from around the world, live performances on stage throughout the day, fairground rides and a royal themed Warwickshire Pride Dog Show.

Warwickshire Pride is a fantastic, positive celebration of LGBT culture and diversity.

Anyone is welcome to come to the festival, not just LGBT people. We’ve made sure it’s a whole family friendly event and we’ll have lots going on for people of all ages to enjoy.”

– Daniel Browne, Director of Warwickshire Pride

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Weekend Picks: Bus Festival

Buses Festival: Sun 21st Aug (British Motor Museum, Gaydon, Warwickshire)

The festival will feature a display of up to 100 restored, vintage and modern buses and coaches. Credit: British Motor Museum

The Buses Festival, which celebrates one of Britain’s most favourite modes of transport returns for a third year at the British Motor Museum this Sunday.

The festival will feature a display of up to 100 restored, vintage and modern buses and coaches.

Visitors can also take a ride on a heritage bus around local routes and the Museum’s internal road network.

“The Buses Festival is a great day out for bus and coach enthusiasts as well as families.

The Festival’s continuing popularity has made it one of the best classic and modern bus and coach events of the year”.

– Tom Caren, British Motor Museum

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