Paramedics ‘scoop and run’ with critically injured man

Ambulance on Blues at Night

Friday 1st January 2016 – 8.30pm – Claire Brown.

A man is in a critical condition after a collision involving a car in Stoke-on-Trent this evening.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Victoria Road in Fenton at around 6.00pm (Friday). An ambulance crewed by a paramedic and senior paramedic officer attended the scene together with a paramedic area support.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “When the paramedics arrived they found a pedestrian, a man, who had sustained serious injuries following a collision with a car.

“Due to the nature of his condition, the three paramedics worked as a team to administer vital trauma care at the roadside before quickly transferring him by land ambulance on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital; advanced treatment continued en route.

“Upon arrival in A&E the man was said to be in a critical condition.”



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