UPDATE: Two seriously injured following crash near Marton

Emergency incident
Emergency incident

Two men were taken to hospital with serious injuries following a road traffic collision between Marton and Southam in Warwickshire yesterday evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Sandy Lane near Marton at 6.45pm. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle, a community paramedic and the Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded following reports of a collision between a car and light van. “A man in his sixties driving the car received multiple injuries. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being airlifted to the University Hospital of Coventry and Warwickshire.

“The driver of the light van was treated for serious chest injuries. The patient was also immobilised before being taken by land ambulance to the University of Coventry and Warwickshire.”

There is no news of the condition of the patients.