Man left in critical condition as car collides with tree

Friday 23rd November 2017 – 11.25am – Jamie Arrowsmith.

A man was left in a critical condition in the early hours of this morning (Friday) after his car hit a tree.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Birches Head Road in Stoke-on-Trent at 12.45am and sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and a BASICS doctor to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff discovered a car that had rolled over in the incident and one patient, a man, who had managed to get himself out of the vehicle.

“He was lying on the ground and it quickly became apparent he had suffered serious injuries in the collision.

“Ambulance staff quickly began administering advanced trauma care before the man was anaesthetised by the doctor to stabilise his condition.

“The team then worked quickly to transfer the man to Royal Stoke University Hospital on blue lights and sirens with the hospital having been pre-alerted to the arrival of the man, who at the time was said to be in a critical condition.

ENDS

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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