Tuesday 3rd May 2016 – 6.10pm – Murray MacGregor.
A building site worker has been airlifted with very serious crush injuries after an incident with a large tracked excavator.
The incident happened at a site in Corporation Street in Stafford at about 3.30pm (Tuesday).
A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with the MERIT trauma doctor on board were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, the man was found to have significant injuries on his right side.
“He had his leg splinted and a pelvic binder put in place before he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.”