Mother and child badly hurt after collision with car

Wednesday 16th August 2017 – 9.17am – Murray MacGregor.

A mother and daughter have suffered serious injuries after a collision with a car.

The collision happened at around 8.25pm on Waterloo Road, near to the junction with Hawthorne Street, Cobridge, Stoke on Trent.

Two ambulances, two doctors from the North Staffs BASICS scheme and a paramedic officer were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance crews found a 17-year-old woman and her 2-year-old daughter with serious injuries.

“Police told ambulance staff that following the collision, the vehicle had made off from the scene.

“Ambulance crews worked with the doctors to stabilise the conditions of both patients before they were both taken on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital. A doctor travelled with each patient.”



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.


  1. Sorry if causing trouble, but how do you find out about these incidents (Minor inaccuracies) Also I’ve asked before but how do these posts stand as far as confidentiality?

    1. Hi Liz…most of the information is this release came from a police press release. In more general terms we have access to the CAD and also EPR. If there is a mistake, please let us know and we will amend the release. Thanks

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