Thursday 15th October 2015 – 12.10pm – John Hawker.
A man has been seriously injured after being run over by a dumper truck at a building site in Staffordshire this morning.
The incident occurred at a new housing development in Milestone Way, Burntwood at just before 9.30am. A paramedic in a rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to the site to find the man had suffered serious leg injuries after being run over by the dumper truck. The truck was fully loaded at the time of the incident.
“The man, believed to be in his 30’s, received emergency treatment at the scene including pain relief. His injuries included a suspected fractured and dislocated ankle and also severe lacerations to his legs.
“Following emergency treatment by medics, the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.”
We have no further details on this incident.