Sunday 1st September 2013 – 12.30pm – Suzie Fothergill.
Six people have been treated by ambulance crews following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on Ashbourne Road in Uttoxeter shortly after 9.35am this morning. Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer, a community first responder and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were dispatched to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene crews found three cars that had been in collision. One of the vehicles had left the carriageway and was found down an embankment.
“Four people from the car found down the embankment required treatment. The front seat passenger, a woman, was treated for back and chest injuries before being airlifted to University Hospital of North Staffordshire.
“The driver, a woman, was treated for face and chest injuries and two teenage passengers, both female, were treated for seat belt injuries before all three casualties were conveyed in one land ambulance to the same hospital.
“A rear seat passenger from a second vehicle, a 17 year old woman, was treated for a neck injury before being conveyed to Queen’s Hospital in Burton by land ambulance for further assessment and treatment.
“An 11 year old boy from the third car was assessed and treated by ambulance crews for a minor seat belt injury and was discharged at the scene.”