Road Traffic Collision – Astley near Nuneaton

At 07:37 this morning a member of the public dialled 999 to report a collision between a car and a van. Three fire engines were sent by Service Control. Firefighters confirmed that one casualty was trapped in the car. Specialist cutting equipment and hand tools were used by fire-fighters to create the space necessary to release the casualty. Ambulance, Police and Air Ambulance were all also at the scene. At 08:27 firefighters confirmed that the casualty had been freed and was in the care of the ambulance service.