Woman injured after car crash in Badby

The Air Ambulance attended a crash in Badby on Thursday
The Air Ambulance attended a crash in Badby on Thursday

A 45-year old woman has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Badby,

Her car was involved in a head on collision with another car yesterday afternoon (Thursday).

East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) were first on the scene and reported that the patient was unresponsive. They decided to call in Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) to provide advanced pre-hospital care to the patient.

The crew from DLRAA left base at 2:25pm and landed at the scene 10 minutes later. They landed approximately 100 metres from the incident.

On their arrival, the patient had been extricated from the vehicle and was found alert and in the recovery position. On initial assessment she appeared to have no life threatening injuries, however further assessment revealed bruising and potential abdominal injuries.

She was given advanced pain relief and medication to help with blood loss before being immobilised and airlifted to University Hospitals Coventry & Warwickshire for further treatment.

Her current condition is unknown.