Woman dies and eight hurt in Coventry crash

Canal bridge at Sydnall Road One woman died and eight people, including two children, were hurt in the crash on Sydnall Road

A woman has died in a collision involving two cars which left eight other people in hospital.

The woman was a passenger in a car which crashed at a canal bridge at Sydnall Road, Coventry, at about 22:00 BST on Sunday.

Three men and a second woman from the same car were injured, West Midlands Ambulance Service said.

The man driving the other car, another woman and two girls, aged 12 and eight, were also hurt.

All those injured were taken to Coventry's University Hospital for treatment, except the 12-year-old girl who was taken to Birmingham Children's Hospital with a suspected pelvic injury.

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