Three Injured in Cannock Crash

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Thursday 29th May 2014 – 8am – Steve Parry.

Three people have been taken to hospital after a road traffic collision in Cannock earlier this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Walsall Road and Lodge Lane in Cannock at just before 12.10am.

Three ambulances, together with two paramedic officers in rapid response vehicles and the MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a serious road traffic collision involving a car and van.

“A woman driver in her twenties was treated for multiple injuries. She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

“The hospital was alerted to the serious condition of the patient.

“A male passenger in the car, believed to be in his thirties, was treated for abdominal, chest and pelvic injuries. He was immobilised and given pain relief before being taken to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.

“The van driver, a man in his twenties, received minor injuries. He was assessed by ambulance staff at the scene and conveyed to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire as a precaution.”

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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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