Ambulance service called hundreds of times to help injured revellers on New Year’s Eve

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WEST Midlands Ambulance Service was called out a total of 232 times in Coventry and Warwickshire on New Year’s Eve and in the early hours of New Year’s Day.

The busiest hour was between 1am and 2am, when the service received 40 calls

Officer in charge Tracey Morrell said: “The majority of the cases involved stitching lacerations and head wounds - the result of assaults or trips and falls.”