Fatality on A50

Friday 10th October 2014 – 3.30pm – Steve Parry.

A man has died and a second lorry driver was taken to hospital following a road traffic collision involving two HGVs on the A50 near Uttoxeter this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident on the A50 at just before 7am.

An ambulance together with a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving two HGVs.

“Sadly, despite the effort of medics the lorry driver was confirmed dead at the scene.

“A man, believed to be in his fifties and the driver of the second lorry involved was treated for back and neck pain. He was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and orthopaedic stretcher before being taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire for further assessment and treatment.”

 

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