RTC in Stoke on Trent

RTC in Stoke on Trent 311214

Wednesday 31st December 2014 – 10.00pm – Claire Brown.

Three men and one woman have escaped serious injuries following a two car road traffic collision in Stoke-on-Trent which left one car on its roof.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Alsagers Bank in Stoke-on-Trent at around 7.30pm this evening (Wednesday). Four ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a BASICS emergency doctor attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Ambulance staff arrived to find two cars which had been involved in a significant collision. One car had ended up on its roof. Thankfully all four occupants from the cars had managed to extricate themselves prior to our arrival.

“The driver and single occupant from one car, a 19 year old man, sustained head and arm injuries in the collision. He was treated on scene and immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board as a precaution before being taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“Two men and a woman were in the second car. One man suffered head and shoulder injuries and ambulance staff immobilised him with a neck collar and spinal board as a precaution. The second man suffered cuts to his head and the woman sustained chest pain. All three patients were given treatment on scene by ambulance staff and the medic before they too were taken to the same hospital for further treatment.”

 

ENDS

Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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