Man thrown from car and seriously injured in crash near Rugby

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Two men have been seriously injured following a crash near Rugby yesterday afternoon (Monday).

The crash occurred near the junction of Montilo Lane and the B4027, Pailton at around 3.05pm.

An ambulance, a paramedic officer, and the Warwickshire & Northamptonshire, and the Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulances attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a collision. Both cars had suffered substantial damage.

“The drivers of both vehicles, two men, both suffered serious injuries. One man, believed to be in his 20s was ejected from the vehicle and suffered multiple serious injuries, including head, leg and arm injuries. He received emergency treatment and was air lifted to University Hospital Coventry and Warwickshire for further emergency treatment.

“The second driver, a man believed to be in his 30s, suffered serious leg injuries and was trapped in his vehicle for around one hour whilst he received emergency treatment. His condition was stabilised and he was extricated from the car. The man was airlifted to the same hospital by the second air ambulance for further emergency treatment.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the patient’s arrival and their very serious injuries.”