Thursday 31st July 2014 – 11.30am – Claire Brown.
A man has miraculously escaped serious injury after the lorry he was driving left the road and demolished a wall, a tree and a telegraph pole before coming to rest in a front garden in Stoke-on-Trent this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the A53 Leek Road in Endon shortly after 10.00am (Thursday). Two ambulances and paramedic area support officer, Kevin Errington, attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a lorry in the front garden of a property. A wall, tree, telegraph pole and various other items had been damaged in the collision.
“The driver of the lorry, a man in his 20s, was treated by ambulance staff for a minor head injury. A woman in her 70s, who witnessed the incident, was in shock and also required treatment. Both were taken to University Hospital North Staffordshire as a precaution.”