Five hurt in crash in Stoke on Trent

Tuesday 18th June 2013 – 6.50am – Murray MacGregor.

Five people have been taken to hospital after a two car crash in Stoke on Trent that left both vehicles with massive damage.

The collision happened at the junction of Grindley Lane and Farnborough Drive, in Blyth Bridge at about 10.00pm last night, Monday.

A community first responder was first on scene and was backed up by three ambulances, two BASICS doctors and a paramedic officer.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Both cars had suffered very considerable damage.

“A woman in her 20s who was the driver of the white car was ejected. She had multiple abrasions and was complaining of chest pains. She was immobilised using a neck collar and spinal board.

“A man of a similar age, who was a front seat passenger had shoulder pain and travelled to University Hospital North Staffordshire with the woman.

“There were three people in the red car all believed to be in their 20s. The man driving was complaining of chest, abdominal and neck pain. He was also feeling dizzy. He was immobilised at the scene.

“The rear seat passenger, a man, had shoulder pain. The woman in the front had back and knee pain. All three were taken to the same hospital.”




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