Car, caravan and lorry crash in Stoke-on-Trent

Monday 1st September 2014 – 8.45am – Chris Kowalik.

Four men in a car towing a caravan have been injured following a collision with a lorry in north Staffordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of the A50 and A521 at Blythe Bridge shortly before 6.10am today.

Four ambulance crews, four BASICS emergency doctors, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The car ended up between the jackknifed lorry’s cab and trailer. The caravan was smashed. The driver was the relatively most serious casualty with a chest injury, the others had minor injuries.

“Because of the extent of the vehicle damage. all four were taken as a precaution to the major trauma centre at the University Hospital of North Staffordshire to be further assessed.

“The lorry driver was in shock but otherwise uninjured.”


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1 comment

  1. As a family member of the injured men I want to express my deepest thanks and gratitude to all of the rescuing personnel who helped ensure all four were treated quickly and effectively. Two have been discharged from hospital and the other two are recovering.

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