Woman and toddler escape injury following early morning crash - The Coventry Observer

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Woman and toddler escape injury following early morning crash

Shaun Reynolds 19th Jan, 2016 Updated: 28th Oct, 2016

A WOMAN and child were both trapped in their car for an hour following a road traffic collision with a heavy goods vehicle this morning (January 19).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Longford Road and Windmill Road in Longford at 9.45am, two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

The car involved suffered significant damage in the collision – resulting in the two patients being trapped inside.

No one was seriously injured.

The woman, thought to be in her 30s, was treated for minor injuries – including cuts and bruises.

She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

The girl, a toddler, was treated for back pain as well as cuts and bruises.

She was also immobilised before being taken to the same hospital.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Once crews had assessed them, they worked carefully with the fire service to cut them both free.

“The driver of the lorry, a man, was uninjured in the incident.”

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