Sunday 11th August 2013 – 9.30am – Steve Parry.
A man has been injured after the car he was driving collided with a tree in Cheadle overnight.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alton Road, Cheadle shortly before 4.40am.
Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle together with a BASICS doctor and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The driver was trapped for forty minutes in his car which was significantly damaged in the collision.
“After his release the man, believed to be in his twenties, was treated for a leg fracture, facial abrasions and abdominal pain.
“He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar, spinal board and leg splint before being conveyed to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”