Saturday 11th May 2013 – 5.45pm – Suzie Fothergill.
Two people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Hockley Road in Uttoxeter at approximately 3.00am this morning.
Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a senior ambulance officer and a BASICS doctor were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found a single car that had been in collision with a metal barrier. One of the railings from the barrier had gone through the windscreen.
“Both occupants from the vehicle were out of the car on the arrival of the crews.
“The driver, a man, was treated for a serious head injury. Due to the nature of the injury the doctor gave the man an anaesthetic at the scene. The casualty was fully immobilised and conveyed to University Hospital of Noth Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.
“A second man who had suffered minor injuries was also treated the scene before being conveyed to the same hospital as a precaution.”