Two critical after serious crash on Cannock Chase

Thursday 23rd March 2017 – 10.51am – Murray MacGregor.

Two men have suffered critical injuries after a serious crash on Cannock Chase.

The three car crash happened at junction of Birches Valley and Marquis Drive at about 5.20pm on Wednesday afternoon.

Two ambulances, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford, with two doctors and a critical care paramedic on board, were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff found two cars that had suffered very considerable damage – one had left the road and was on the verge.

“A man of approximately 30 years was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital with multiple injuries.

“A 52 year old man in the second car also suffered multiple injuries and was taken by land ambulance to the same major trauma centre with the second doctor travelling with the crew.

“The third driver, a 43 year old man was assessed for back pain at the scene but chose not to go to hospital so was discharged with advice.”

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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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