Road traffic collision on A500

Sunday 23rd March 2014 – 8pm – Chris Kowalik.

A woman driver whose car left a road and went up an embankment, has suffered back pain.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A500 at its junction with the A34 at Talke at 3.45pm today.

Two BASICS emergency doctors, a paramedic area support officer and an ambulance crew attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The car she was driving left the A500 and went up a bank through some trees. There was significant damage to the car.

“Its driver, a woman in her twenties, had lower back pain. The fire service cut off the car’s roof and she was removed from the vehicle on a spinal board.

“She was immobilised, given pain relief and was taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.”

RTC A500 23-03-14

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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