Saturday 15th March 2014 – 11pm – Steve Parry
Two men have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Telford this evening.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Great Hay Road, Sutton Hill, at just before 9.10pm.
Two ambulances; a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and the Medical Emergency Response Incident Team (MERIT) were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews responded to a road traffic collision following reports of a car leaving the road and going down an embankment.
“A man in his twenties managed to free himself from the car and was treated for back pain. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being conveyed to the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital.
“A second man, believed to be in his twenties and a passenger in the car, was treated for head injuries. The patient was anesthetised by a trauma doctor at the scene before being taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.
“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient”