Thursday 26th March 2015 – 4.30pm – Steve Parry.
An elderly man has been injured after falling into a pub cellar in the High Street, Chasetown, Burntwood this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to a public house located in the High Street in Chasetown at just before 11.15am.
An ambulance together with the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill in Staffordshire attended the incident.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a man had fallen over 2 metres into a pub cellar in the High Street.
“A man in his eighties was assessed at the scene and found to be conscious. He was treated for a head injury. The patient was immobilised with use of a neck collar and orthopaedic stretcher before being airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.
“The air ambulance landed on a nearby bowling green.”