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Car driver in serious condition after tractor crash

Photo: WMAS.

A car driver has suffered serious injuries after crashing with a tractor this evening.

It happened at about 4.30pm on the B4116, Coleshill Road near the village of Bentley in Warwickshire where a number of ambulance and emergency staff attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said:

“When crews arrived they found a car that has suffered very significant front end damage and a tractor that was missing it’s front offside wheel. The car driver, a man in his 20s, was initially unconscious but came round as he was being treated. Working with firefighters, it took almost 45 minutes to safely extricate him from the wreckage of the car."

– West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Credit: WMAS

The driver had suffered a suspected broken pelvis and head and back pain and is now being treated at the major trauma centre at University Hospital Coventry & Warwickshire. The man driving the tractor was shaken but otherwise unhurt.