Milk tanker and car in collision

Sunday 24th January 2016 – 7.00pm – John Hawker.


Three people have been injured after a milk tanker and a car were in a collision this morning.

The crash occurred on the A515, Draycott Cliff, Draycott in the Clay, Staffordshire at around 10.15am.  A rapid response vehicle, two ambulances, a Community First Responder, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find a milk tanker and a car that had been in a collision.  The milk tanker was on its side and the car had come to rest off the road down a grass slope.

“The driver of the milk tanker, a man believed to be in his late 40’s, received treatment at the scene from medics for a head injury and lacerations.  Following treatment the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“Two people were travelling in the car at the time of the crash.  A man in his 50’ suffer minor injuries and received treatment at the scene.  A woman believed to be in her 40’s had suffered leg and hip injuries.  Due to her injuries the woman was extricated from the car with the assistance of the fire service.

“Following treatment both patients were transferred by land ambulance to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency treatment.

“The contents of the milk tanker had made its way onto the road adding an extra dimension to the incident for the emergency services to deal with.”



1 comment

  1. And nearly 3 yrs later the woman has still not fully healed and is still unable to work or claim any money from anywhere. The driver of the tanker received a petty fine and got his job back !!
    Where is the justice in that !!

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