Sunday 8th June 2014 – 7.50pm – Claire Brown.
Nursing staff from University Hospital North Staffordshire were first on scene to a road traffic collision outside the hospital where one woman sustained a serious leg injury this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A34 Newcastle Road outside the hospital in Stoke-on-Trent at 2.15pm (Sunday). Two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When ambulance staff arrived at the scene of the collision involving a motorcycle and a car, they were greeted by a number of nurses providing first aid to two patients.
“The motorcyclist, a 24-year-old woman, sustained a nasty crush injury to her leg in the collision. She was given pain relief by ambulance staff and immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to the nearby hospital for further treatment.
“The driver of the car, a woman believed to be in her 30s, suffered no apparent injuries but was treated for the effects of shock before being taken to the same hospital as a precaution.”