Tuesday 2nd June 2015 – 8.55am – Murray MacGregor.
Ambulance staff resuscitated a young man who suffered a cardiac arrest after a crash that saw the vehicle he was in go through a wall into a tree.
The crash happened at just after 6.00am thie morning (Tuesday) on a country lane outside Sycamore Farm in Ramshorn near Oakmoor in North Staffordshire.
A community first responder from the Alton Towers scheme was first on scene and was backed up by a rapid response vehicle, two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a Emergency Doctor from the North Staffordshire BASICS scheme
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, crews found a car in a garden that had suffered very significant damage.
“The man was trapped for a period and suffered significant injuries.
“Working with firefighters, the man was rapidly extricated from the vehicle and treated by the doctor.
“He was then taken on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital with the doctor travelling with the crew.
“On arrival, his condition was said to be life threatening.”