Woman trapped in car for 50 minutes after crash

Thursday 5th November 2015 – 3.45pm – John Hawker.

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A woman has been trapped in a car for around 50 minutes after a two vehicle crash in Staffordshire this morning.

The incident occurred on the A513, near to Shugborough Hall at around 11.50am.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a significant collision.  Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

“The woman driving one car, believed to be in her mid 20’s, had suffered head and suspected pelvic and abdominal injuries.

“The woman received emergency treatment by medics whilst trapped in the car and working with the fire service she was carefully cut free from the vehicle.

“Once released, the woman was transferred by land ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency treatment.  The trauma doctor travelled on board the ambulance along with paramedics continuing treatment.

“The hospital had been pre alerted to the womans arrival and her injuries.

“An elderly woman travelling in the second car suffered multiple minor injuries including an ankle injury and also received treatment at the scene.  She was also transferred by ambulance to the same hospital for further treatment.”

Two ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic officer and a BASICS Doctor attended the scene.


We have no further details on this incident.

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