Woman injured trying to stop car rolling away

Monday 3rd August 2015 – 1.45pm – John Hawker.

Ambulances parked

A woman has been injured after trying to stop a car from rolling away in Staffordshire.

The incident occurred on John Street, Biddulph at around 11.20am.  A rapid response paramedic, two ambulances and a paramedic officer attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman with hip and abdominal injuries.

“It is believed that the woman’s car had started to roll away after she got out of the vehicle and whilst trying to stop it she was injured as it rolled into a wall.

“The woman, believed to be in her early 20’s, received treatment from paramedics including being immobilised with a neck collar and spinal board and also receiving pain relief.

“A small child, a girl believed to be around two years old, suffered a minor leg injury in the incident.  She also received treatment at the scene from medics.

“Both patients were transferred by ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.”


We have no further details on this incident.

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