Pensioner cut from vehicle after serious crash in Princethorpe

East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust
East Midlands Ambulance Service NHS Trust

A man had to be cut from his vehicle following a two-vehicle crash in Rugby this afternoon.

The incident happened at the junction of the A423 and Rugby Road, Princethorpe, at around 2.05pm.

A man driving one of the vehicles, who is believed to be in his 80s, sustained chest, arm and head injuries and received emergency treatment from medics whilst still in the vehicle.

He was then cut out of the car by firefighters.

An ambulance, a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer attended the crash.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in a serious collision.

“The man driving one car had suffered chest, arm and head injuries and received emergency treatment from medics whilst still in the vehicle. “Following treatment he was released with the assistance of the fire service.

“The man, believed to be in his 80s, was then transferred by land ambulance to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.

“No other person was injured in the crash.”