Serious injury after car crash

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The air ambulance landed in Awsworth last week after a 30-year-old woman suffered serious injuries in a car crash

The woman’s Mini collided with a van in Shilo Way at about 7.30am am last Thursday morning, February 20.

She suffered serious injuries to her lower body and was taken by land ambulance to the Queen’s Medical Centre for emergency surgery. The air ambulance doctor travelled alongside her to monitor her condition.

East Midlands Ambulance Service were first on the scene, but requested the attendance of the air Ambulance, which arrived 12 minutes later.

On arrival the air crew provded her with advanced pain relief.

The road was closed and re-opened at about 9.30am.

The air ambulance attended almost 400 road traffic collisions in 2013.

Each rescue mission costs approximately £1,700 and are funded entirely by public donations.