Monday 9th December 2013 – 4.45pm – Chris Kowalik.
Two people have been injured in a collision involving the car and van they were driving in Staffordshire – with both being flown to hospital by air ambulance.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A53 at Quarnford shortly before 1.05pm today.
An advanced community paramedic, a BASICS Emergency Doctor, a paramedic area support officer, the Midlands Air Ambulances from Staffordshire and Cosford and East Midlands Ambulance Service attended.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to the scene of a collision involving a van and a car which were both badly damaged.
“The driver of the car, a woman in her fifties, had a serious head injury which was bandaged.
“The driver of the van, a man in his thirties, had leg and back injuries and tenderness to his abdomen. He was immobilised at the scene.
“Both were flown to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.”