RTC on A38

Sunday 28th February 2016 – 7.30am – John Hawker.



 Five people have been treated by paramedics after an RTC in Staffordshire last night.

The crash occurred on the A38 Northbound, Barton Under Needwood at around 8.05pm.  Two ambulances, a paramedic officer and the Trusts MERIT team attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a serious collision.  A motorcyclist had also been injured in the incident.

“Three people were travelling in one car; a woman in her 30’s who was a passenger was treated at the scene for back and side pain.  Following treatment she was transferred to Burton Queens Hospital for further treatment.

“A second passenger, a man in his 30’s, received treatment at the scene for a facial injury and was then discharged by medics.  The driver of the car, a man in his 50’s, was checked over by medics but was uninjured.

“The driver of the second car, a woman in her 30’s, was also checked over at the scene by medics and was subsequently discharged.

“The rider of a motorcycle, a man in his late teens, was treated at the scene for concussion.  Following treatment the man was transferred by ambulance to Royal Derby Hospital for further emergency treatment.”



Written by officialwmas

West Midlands Ambulance Service (WMAS) covers a geographical area of approximately 5,000 square miles and serves a population of 5.6 million people living in Shropshire, Herefordshire, Worcestershire, Coventry & Warwickshire, Staffordshire and the Birmingham & the Black Country conurbation. The Trust has a total number of 4000 members of staff and uses 864 vehicles.

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