Fatal RTC in Staffordshire

Thursday 20th February 2014 – 10pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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A man has died following a road traffic collision in the Eccleshall area of Staffordshire earlier today (Thursday).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called just after 4.30pm to reports of a two-car collision near to the junction of Cash Lane and the A519.

Two ambulances, a BASICS doctor, a community first responder, and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Tatenhill attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered two cars that had been involved in a serious collision.

“Unfortunately, it quickly became apparent that nothing could be done to save the occupant of one of the cars and the man was confirmed dead at the scene.

“The second occupant of the car, a woman believed to be 19 years old, was treated for pelvic, neck and chest injuries and fully immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board. She was then airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further emergency treatment.

“The driver of the second car, a man in his 50s, was treated on scene by paramedics for leg injuries before being transported by land ambulance to Stafford Hospital for further assessment and treamtent.”

Ends
We have no further details on this incident.

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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