Crash on A50 in Stoke on Trent

Tuesday 29th October 2013 – 6.46am – Murray MacGregor.

A man has undergone surgery after a crash that saw a car roll over on the A50 in Stoke on Trent.

The crash happened at about 11.10pm on Monday night by the by the Normacott sliproad on the Uttoxeter bound carriageway

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, two BASICS Emergency doctors and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The small Peugeot had collided with the central reservation causing significant front end damage.

“The driver, a man in his 20s or 30s was initially trapped by his legs. Working with the fire service, ambulance staff extracted the man after the roof was removed.

“The man was immobilised before being taken to the Major Trauma Centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire with a broken left leg and internal injuries.

“After initial assessment he was taken to theatre for surgery.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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