Elderly driver is airlifted to hospital after three vehicles in an accident
An elderly man was airlifted to hospital after a collision involving three vehicles.
Fire crews had to cut the roof off his car so the badly injured man could be released from the wreckage.
The crash occurred at about 1.30pm on Monday, on the A426 Lutterworth Road, south of Dunton Bassett.
It involved a Chevrolet Kalos, a Vauxhall Corsa and a Vauxhall Vivaro van. After being cut free, the 84-year-old driver of the Chevrolet was taken to Coventry and Warwickshire University Hospital for treatment, where his condition was described as stable.
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A spokesman for Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance said: "The helicopter landed in a nearby field.
"The paramedics set about treating the casualty's leg, arm and chest injuries.
"They gave him pain relief, splinted his fractures and administered medication to help stem blood loss."
The Corsa driver was treated in hospital for minor injuries.
The van driver was not injured.
Detective Constable Ady Keeble, who is investigating the collision, said the Chevrolet and Vauxhall Vivaro were travelling along Lutterworth Road towards Dunton Bassett when the collision happened.
The Corsa was travelling in the opposite direction.
He appealed to anyone who saw the crash to call him on 101.
Alternatively, witnesses could call Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555111.