Person freed from their vehicle following a crash in Warwick town centre

The incident caused heavy delays in the area

Monday, 19th April 2021, 2:17 pm

A person had to be freed from their vehicle following a serious crash in Warwick town centre today (Monday)

Two fire crews from Leamington were called to the scene in High Street this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service were also called to the incident.

A person had to be freed from their vehicle following a serious crash in Warwick town centre today (Monday)

A spokesperson from West Midland Ambulance Service said: "We were called to reports of a two-car RTC on High Street in Warwick at 8.10am.

"One ambulance and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

"On arrival we discovered one patient, a man who was the driver of a car which had come to rest on its side following the collision.

"He was cut free by the fire service before ambulance staff treated him for injuries not believed to be serious.

"He was then transported to Warwick Hospital for further assessment."

A spokesperson from Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service added: "Warwickshire Fire and Rescue Service were alerted to a two-vehicle road traffic collision on High Street, Warwick, at 8.12am this morning.

"When crews arrived, they found one private motor vehicle on the roadway on its side.

"One male casualty was medically trapped, and crews used small gear and stabilisation gear to release him.

"He was then placed in the care of ambulance crews who took him to Warwick Hospital, while fire and rescue crews made the vehicle safe."

The crash caused heavy delays in the area.