Two to hospital after car and lorry collide

Wednesday 25th February 2015 – 8.35am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

Stafford

A collision between a car and a lorry left two people requiring treatment from ambulance staff in Stafford in the early hours of this morning.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene near to the Argos Distribution Centre in Acton Gate at 2.45am and sent two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews discovered a car that had suffered significant damage following a collision with a lorry.

“There were two patients from the car, both of whom had managed to free themselves from the vehicle.

“The driver of the car, a woman in her 20s, was treated for neck and back pain. She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital fur further treatment.

“A man, also believed to be in his 20s, was treated for a suspected leg fracture. He was also immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to the same hospital.

“The lorry driver was assessed by medics at scene but was uninjured in the incident.”

Ends

We have no further details on this incident.

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