Two cars and a bus in collision in Penkridge

Thursday 24th December 2015 – 11.35am – Chris Kowalik.


Five people have been injured in a collision involving a bus and two cars in Staffordshire.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Cannock Road, Penkridge shortly before 9am today.

Four ambulance crews, a paramedic area support officer in a rapid response vehicle and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford attended. A paramedic officer who was on her way to work and was in the area at the time was also assigned to the case.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “One of the car drivers, a man in his fifties, had a head injury. Following assessment and treatment at the scene, he was taken by land ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“The other car driver had chest and leg pains. He was immobilised as a precaution and was taken to the County Hospital in Stafford.

“The driver of the bus also had chest and leg pains. He was taken to New Cross Hospital.
“There were only two passengers on the bus, a man who was in shock and a woman with a mouth injury. They were both taken to the minor injury unit at Cannock.”


Picture: West Midlands Ambulance Service



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