Car overturns in Cannock

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Sunday 27th July 2014 –8.10pm – Suzie Wheaton.

Three people were given emergency medical treatment following an incident in Staffordshire last night.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a field near to the Cannock Chase visitors Centre, off Marquis Drive in Brindley Heath shortly after 11.35pm yesterday (Saturday) evening.

Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer were dispatched to the scene. The police and fire service also attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews found a car that had overturned and was upside-down in a field.

“Emergency services worked closely together to ensure that all the occupants from the vehicle were released safely.

“The three occupants, all believed to be in their early 20’s, were assessed by ambulance crews at the scene.

“One man was treated for shoulder and abdominal pain before being conveyed to New Cross Hospital.

“A second man was treated for a head injury and back and neck pain before he was taken to Walsall Manor Hospital.

“A woman was also treated for a head injury, as well as back and neck pain before being taken to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

“All three casualties were immobilised and given pain relief at the scene prior to them being transferred to each hospital.”


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