Monday 1st December 2014 – 5.30pm – Chris Kowalik.
A lorry driver and a van driver have been taken to hospital after road traffic collisions on both the northbound and southbound carriageways of the A38 in Staffordshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the main road between Clay Mills and Branston shortly before 1.50pm today.
A paramedic officer in a rapid response vehicle and two ambulance crews attended.
A West Midland Ambulance Service spokesman said: “A lorry travelling south left the carriageway and went down the embankment. Its male driver had no apparent injuries, but he was taken to Queens Hospital in Burton to be checked over for an increased heart rate and hypertension.
“On the northbound carriageway, a van and a car had collided. The male van driver was hypertensive and had chest pain. He was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.”