Woman airlifted from Burton RTC

WMAS Logo on side of RRV 3

Wednesday 29th January 2014 – 5.15pm – Suzie Fothergill.

A woman has been airlifted to hospital following a road traffic collision in Staffordshire today.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Lodge Hill, Tutbury in Burton on Trent at approximately 2.30pm today.

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, two ambulance officers and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a car and a van that had been in collision.

“The driver of the car, a 60 year old woman, was trapped in the vehicle for a period of time before being extricated from the car, with the assistance of the fire service. Ambulance crews treated the woman for lower leg and hip injuries. The casualty was given pain relief and fully immobilised before being airlifted to Queens Medical Centre in Nottingham for further assessment and treatment.

“Three men, who had been travelling in the van at the time of the incident, were assessed at the scene but did not require any further hospital treatment.”

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