Emergency services called to collision between car and bus in Warwick

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Emergency Services were called out to rescue people following a collision between a car and a bus in Warwick.

Last night (Wednesday) Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service were called to the scene of a collision by Warwickshire Police at 5.16pm.

The incident happened on Hampton Road.

Two fire engines, one from Leamington and one from Henley-in-Arden along with the specialist Road Traffic Collision unit from Coleshill were sent to the scene.

The incident involved a car and a bus and two people were trapped.

Fire fighters worked alongside paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service to help release them.

A spokesperson from West Midlands Ambulance Service said: “We were called to an RTC by Warwickshire Police at 5.15pm involving a bus and a car at the junction of Hampton Road and the A4189.

“Two ambulances and two paramedic officers attended.

“We assessed three patients on the scene and two were taken to hospital.

“The bus driver, a man, was given treatment at the scene and was sent to hospital. The second patient who was an occupant from the car was given treatment at the scene and was in a serious condition. They were also taken to hospital.”