Monday 9th March 2015 – 9.30am – Steve Parry.
A man has been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Burton upon Trent this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Orchard Street and New Street at 6.45am.
An ambulance, together with a community paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a road traffic collision involving a car and lorry.
“The car driver, a man in his seventies, was treated for his injuries at the scene.
“He was treated for a head injury, neck and back pain. The patient was given pain relief and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and orthopaedic stretcher before being airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“The lorry driver was uninjured and did not require hospital treatment.
The Air Ambulance landed in ASDA carpark in order to attend the case.”