Man seriously injured on A38

Saturday 13th September 2014 – 9.45am – John Hawker.

A man who is believed to have been pushing a broken down car on the A38 in Burton has been seriously injured following an RTC last night.

The incident occurred on the A38 where it passes over Horninglow Road, Burton at around 10.35pm. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and a BASICS Doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two vehicles that had been in a serious collision. One vehicle was believed to have been broken down and being pushed at the time of the crash.

“The man, believed to be in his 20’s, and pushing the car suffered serious head, pelvis and abdominal injuries. The man received emergency treatment at the scene by medics and was transferred by ambulance to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Major Trauma Unit for further emergency treatment. Unfortunately, the man’s injuries were considered life threatening.

“A woman and a girl, who were in the car that was being pushed at the time of the crash both received treatment at the scene for minor injuries and were transferred to Queens Hospital Burton by ambulance for further treatment.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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