Man airlifted after leg break at motor racing event

The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance

The Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance

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A 44-year-old man was airlifted to hospital after he suffered a broken leg at a motor racing event in Yarwell on Saturday.

Warwickshire and Northamptonshire Air Ambulance’s crew (WNAA) were called out to the incident at approximately 11am and landed at the scene approximately 11.15am.

A spokesman for WNAA said: “On their arrival, the patient was being treated by an event paramedic.

“The crew took over, administering advanced pain relief and splinting his leg. He was then airlifted to Leicester Royal Infirmary for further treatment.”

WNAA attend a variety of emergency rescues, including road traffic collisions, serious sporting injuries, severe burns, industrial accidents and any other medical incidents that require rapid response.