Tuesday 1st October 2013 – 5.15pm – Chris Kowalik.
Three people have been taken to hospital following a collision involving a bus and a car in Staffordshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Princess Way, Stretton at 2.35pm today.
A senior paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance crews and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a collision involving a bus and a car.
“A woman pedestrian in her forties had been trapped between the two vehicles. She had suspected rib and pelvic injuries. Fluids and pain relief were administered at the scene and she was immobilised before being flown to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.
“The driver of the car, a man in his 80s, was shaken and had minor facial injuries. He had got out of the vehicle and was taken to Queen’s Hospital in Burton.
“His passenger, a woman in her 70s, was trapped in the car and was freed with the help of the fire service. She had suspected knee injuries and had shoulder and back pain. She was immobilised as a precaution and was also taken to Queen’s Hospital in Burton.
“None of the injuries are believed to be serious.”