Big road traffic collision in Leamington town centre but nobody seriously hurt

Picture from the scene after the road traffic collision in Leamington town centre on Friday night (February 20). Picture courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service.
Picture from the scene after the road traffic collision in Leamington town centre on Friday night (February 20). Picture courtesy of West Midlands Ambulance Service.
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Five people were extremely fortunate not to have suffered more serious injuries following a crash in Leamington town centre on Friday night.

The crash occurred at the junction of Warwick Street and the Parade at around 9.50pm.

Two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a 4x4 type vehicle that had been in a serious crash.

Due to the crash the 4x4 vehicle had rolled over and demolished a set of traffic lights.

“Fortunately, the three occupants of the 4x4 vehicle, and the two occupants of the car, all suffered no serious injuries and were checked over by ambulance crews before being discharged at the scene.

“Travelling in the 4x4 were three men in their 20s, and in the car and man in his early 20s and a girl in her late teens.

“Considering the location of the crash it is extremely fortunate that neither the occupants of the vehicles or any pedestrians suffered more serious injuries.”