Pedestrian anaesthetised following collision with car

Saturday 31st October 2015 – 7.30pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

RRV car

A woman has suffered a serious head injury and been anaesthetised following a collision with a car this evening.

The collision resulted in the car windscreen suffering significant damage and following treatment, the woman was taken to a major trauma centre with injuries which, unfortunately, are thought to be extremely serious.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to New Road in Uttoxeter, shortly after 5.30pm and sent an ambulance, a rapid response paramedic, a paramedic area support officer and a doctor to the scene. The crews of the Midlands Air Ambulances from Staffordshire and Cosford also attended the scene in rapid response vehicles.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a woman, believed to be in her 60s, with a reduced level of consciousness following a collision with a car.

“Ambulance staff quickly began giving treatment for a serious head injury as well as chest and ankle injuries.

“In order to stabilise her condition she was anaesthetised at the scene before being transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital. The doctor travelled on the back of the ambulance to continue treatment en-route.

“The driver of the car was treated for the effects of shock at the scene but did not suffer any injuries.”


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