Couple injured after car overturns on M6 in Warwickshire

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A man and a woman were taken to hospital after the car they were in overturned on the M6 in north Warwickshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the southbound carriageway between junction 2 and 1 shortly after 11pm yesterday (Sunday August 16).

The man, believed to be in his twenties, was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire with back, neck and arm pain.

The woman, also believed to be in her twenties, suffered facial injuries and pain to her arm and hip. She was also taken to UHCW.

Two ambulance crews, an advanced community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver, a man believed to be in his twenties had back, neck and arm pain. He was immobilised with the use of a spinal board and neck collar and was taken to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire.

“His front seat passenger, a woman in her twenties, had facial injuries and pain to an arm and hip. She was also immobilised. In addition a pelvic binder was applied and she was given pain relief before being taken to the same hospital.”