Car and motorbike crash in north Staffordshire

 

Thursday 30th July 2015 – 6.25pm – Chris Kowalik.

Two people have been injured in a crash involving a motorbike and a car that then ended up on its roof.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Mucklestone Road and Newcastle Road in Ashley Heath shortly after 3.50pm today.

Two ambulance crews, three paramedic officers and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Staffordshire and Cosford attended.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The motorcyclist, a man in his twenties, had wrist, eye, head and abdominal injuries and a suspected back injury. Splints were applied to his wrist and pelvis and he was given pain relief before being taken by land ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“The car driver, a woman in her fifties, was freed from her upside down vehicle. She had a head injury, a suspected chest injury and back pain. She was given pain relief and anti-sickness drugs and was immobilised before being taken to the same hospital by land ambulance.”

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Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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