20th Oct, 2017

Taxi rolled over ‘a couple of times’ in A46 crash

Joshua Godfrey 17th Jun, 2017 Updated: 19th Jun, 2017

A SERIOUS crash on the A46 in Evesham on Saturday involving a car and a taxi resulted in the taxi rolling over a ‘couple of times.’

The incident on the Twyford Roundabout closed the road for several hours whilst police, ambulance and fire crews dealt with the situation.

It’s believed the yellow car collided with the black taxi. As a result of the crash the yellow car had significant front end damage, hit a road sign and ended up on the roundabout island.

The driver of the black taxi told emergency crews at the scene that his taxi rolled over a ‘couple of times’ in the crash.

West Midlands Ambulance Service sent four ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic manager and an air air ambulance from Strensham.

The driver of the yellow car, a 76-year-old woman, suffered from left arm and right ankle fractures and was taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch.

Her front seat passenger, an 81-year-old man, suffered from laceration to the top of his head, a right elbow injury and seatbelt pain. He was also taken to the Alexandra Hospital in Redditch for further treatment.

The taxi driver, a 36-year-old man, managed to get himself out of the vehicle, but paramedics he showed no sign of any obvious injuries. He was though taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital to be assessed.

The passenger, a 54-year-old man, was treated at the scene for left shoulder, head, neck and back pain. He was also taken to Worcestershire Royal Hospital.

 

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