UPDATE: Police release details on Daventry collision

St James Street roundabout
St James Street roundabout

The air ambulance was called to Daventry town centre on Monday, November 4, lunchtime after a collision at the Warwick Street/St James Street roundabout.

The incident happened at around 12.45pm, police, paramedics, a road ambulance and the air ambulance have all been called to the scene, landing on The Hollow playing field at 1pm.

A 63-year-old man was airlifted to hospital by the Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance

Police say a black Vauxhall Vectra, driven by a 36-year-old man from Daventry, was in collision with two pedestrians. A 63-year-old man from Daventry was taken to University Hospital Coventry with serious injuries and a 63-year-old woman, also from Daventry sustained a minor injury. The driver was not injured.

Witnesses to the collision or anyone with information is asked to contact the Collision Investigation Team on 101 or call the Drivewatch Hotline on 0800 174615.

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were first on the scene and assessed the male patient for a head injury. He was also drifting in and out of consciousness.

DLRAA were called out due to the clinical nature of the incident. On arrival the patient had a higher level of consciousness but was showing signs of agitation.

The patient was anaesthetised, immobilised and then flown to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire for further treatment. The crew landed at the hospital at 2pm.

For a time roads leading to the roundabout were closed to traffic – they reopened just over an hour later.