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Woman airlifted to hospital after head on car collision in Northamptonshire

Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance attend a crash at Badby, Northamptonshire, yesterday. NNL-140326-144312001

Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance attend a crash at Badby, Northamptonshire, yesterday. NNL-140326-144312001

A 45-year old woman was airlifted to hospital after she was involved in a head-on collision with another car in Badby, Northamptonshire yesterday.

The East Midlands Ambulance Service (EMAS) was first to attend the scene at around 2pm yesterday and reported that the patient was unresponsive.

Derbyshire, Leicestershire & Rutland Air Ambulance (DLRAA) were called at 2.25pm and landed ten minutes later 100 metres from the incident.

An air ambulance spokesperson said that on its arrival the 45-year-old woman had been removed 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.

The spokesperson added: “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 not known.

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