A man with critical injuries found unconscious in street

Tuesday 21st July 2015 – 6.40am – Murray MacGregor.

A man has suffered critical injuries after being found unconscious in a road.

The man was found in Shobnall Street in Burton On Trent at just before 10.00pm on Monday evening.

Two ambulances were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The crew found a 49 year old man who was unconscious with heavy blood loss in street. It was not clear exactly what had happened.

“The crew stabilised his airway at the scene before taking him the short distance to Queens Hospital.

“The patient was anaesthetised in hospital and his condition stabilised further.

“The MERIT Trauma Doctor who was in the area after the earlier train crash, went to the hospital and then travelled with the ambulance as the patient was transferred by ambulance to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital arriving at 11.40pm.

“The man had very serious head, facial, chest and pelvic injuries.”

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