Ten patients from three car collision

Sunday 22nd November 2015 – 10.35pm – Jamie Arrowsmith.

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An RTC involving three cars resulted in ten patients, four of whom were children, requiring treatment from ambulance crews tonight.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Newton Road and Ashby Road in Burton at 5.20pm. Four ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and a community paramedic in a rapid response vehicle attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find three cars that had suffered significant damage in the collision.

“Thankfully all ten patients had managed to free themselves from their vehicles.

“The most seriously injured patient was a woman who had suffered a suspected pelvic injury. She was immobilised with the use of a pelvic binder and taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“Two further patients, a man and a young boy, were taken to Royal Derby Hospital with minor chest and abdominal injuries respectively.

“A woman and a young girl were taken were taken to Queens Hospital, Burton with minor injuries whilst a man was taken to the same hospital with minor chest injuries.

“The remaining four patients, two adults and two children, were assessed and discharged on scene.”


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