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Three people injured as car collides with motorhome.

Byline: LAURA HARTLEY News Reporter laura.hartley@trinitymirror.com

THIS is the wreckage after a car collided with a motorhome in Coventry on Thursday night.

Seven people were involved in the smash, which happened off the A45 exit slip road in Allesley at around 7pm.

Debris could be still be seen this morning at the side of the road.

A number of emergency services attended the scene, including the Midlands Air Ambulance. Three men from the car and four people from the motorhome were all assessed by paramedics on scene.

The driver of the car was found to have suffered a serious leg injury and was immobilised with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint before being taken to hospital.

One passenger suffered head and back injuries whilst the second passenger had neck and back injuries. Both were also taken to Coventry hospital.

The occupants of the motorhome did not require any treatment.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service said: "When ambulance staff arrived the found a car and a motorhome which had collided. Thankfully, all occupants had managed to self-extricate from the two vehicles and were awaiting assistance from the emergency services.

"Three men from the car, all believed to be in their 20s, were assessed and required treatment. One man, the driver of the car, was found to have sustained a serious leg injury. "He was administered pain relief to help ease his condition before ambulance staff carefully immobilised him with a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint.

"The man was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire. One passenger suffered head and back injuries whilst the second passenger had neck and back injuries. Both were immobilised before being conveyed to the same hospital by land ambulance. "The driver and three passengers from the motorhome were checked over on scene but didn't require any treatment."

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The motorhome with damage to its side

Three passengers in this Peugeot, believed to be in their 20s, were injured when it collided with a motorhome

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Publication:Coventry Evening Telegraph (England)
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Date:Aug 12, 2017
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