RTC on A50


Wednesday 20th November 2013 – 11.45am – Suzie Fothergill.

A man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A50 in Uttoxeter shortly after 9.05am this morning.

An ambulance, two rapid response vehicles, a senior paramedic officer and a basic doctor were dispatched to the scene. The Derbyshire, Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance was also in attendance.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews were called to reports of a car and a lorry that had been in collision. On arrival at the scene crews attended to the driver of the car who was found to be trapped in the vehicle.

“The man, believed to be in his 20’s, was treated for neck and back injuries. The man was fully immobilised and freed from the car, with the assistance of the fire service, before being conveyed via land ambulance to University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”

“No-one else was injured in the incident.”


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