Monday 25th July 2016 – 10.05am – Murray MacGregor.
One man’s died and another has suffered critical injuries after a two car collision.
It happened on the A53 at Baldwin’s Gate, to the west of Newcastle Under Lyme at about 9.50pm on Sunday night.
Three ambulances, two BASICS Emergency doctors and a paramedic area support officer were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival crews found two cars that had suffered considerable damage. Police officers were already there.
“There were three men in one car and a single man in the other car.
“Sadly, one man from the first car was confirmed dead at the scene. A second had suffered multiple injuries and was anaesthetised at the scene before being taken to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital. He was in a critical condition on arrival. The third man had facial injuries. They were taken to the same hospital.
“The man in the second car had a minor knee injury. He was also taken to Royal Stoke but was released after further treatment.”