Car seats save kids from injury in smash

By IH 08/05 Updated: 08/05 09:40

TWO young children escaped serious injury thanks to their car safety seats.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a car crash on the A428, between Beckford and Church Lawford at around 11.45am on Bank Holiday Monday.

An ambulance spokesman said two cars had been in a serious collision and both had suffered substantial damage.

He added: “A man, a woman and two young children were travelling in one car. The man, believed to be in his 30s suffered suspected back injuries and was treated at the scene. He was immobilised using a spinal board and neck collar and transferred by ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further treatment.

“The woman, also believed to be in her 30s who was travelling in the car, was checked over at the scene by ambulance crews but did not require hospital treatment.

“Fortunately, two young children who were travelling in the rear of the car were safely secured in child safety seats so despite the impact of the crash, they were uninjured.

“The man travelling in the second car was uninjured in the crash.”

Popular Stories »

More news »

Council elections: No big shake-up as results announced

THERE were no big surprises in Rugby's elections

Families split up by rules on school places

ANGRY parents have hit out at school admission

Garage star Katy B to play Rugby Library

GARAGE star Katy B will perform at Rugby

Woman disturbs burglars during garage break-in

POLICE are hunting two men who were disturbed

Regional news »


Coventry Observer
1 court tricked+pic*

BROTHERS Antony and Kevin Fawkner conned an old man into ...

Solihull Observer
New options for HS2 affected homeowners

HOMEOWNERS close to the proposed HS2 rail line are being ...

Leamington Observer
Warwick Mayor helps save life of District Council leader

THE MAYOR of Warwick has been hailed a hero after ...

Stratford Observer
Civic Hall becomes Stratford ArtsHouse

A PLACE to be proud of and a great day ...

Business Directory »

See your advert here »