A51 Rush Hour Crash Leaves Three People Injured

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Friday 15th May 2015 – 10.45am – Steve Parry.

Three people have been treated by ambulance crews following a rush hour road traffic collision near Rugeley.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the collision on the A51 near Colwich at just after 8.15am.

Three ambulances, a paramedic support officer in a rapid response car together with a BASICS doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were dispatched to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews responded to a two car collision on the A51 at Colwich this morning.

“A female driver, believed to be in her forties, was treated for chest, knee and back pain.

“In the second car involved, Crews treated a female driver in her thirties for abdominal injuries. She was initially trapped in her vehicle before being released and immobilised with the use of a neck collar and orthopedic stretcher.

“A front seat passenger in his thirties was also trapped in the vehicle and was treated for arm and leg injuries.

“All the patients were conveyed by land ambulance to the Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment and treatment.”
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