Two injured in Staffordshire RTC

Wednesday 17th April 2019 – 4.45pm – Claire Brown.

Two men have received trauma care by ambulance staff before being taken to hospital following a road traffic collision in Draycott in the Moors this afternoon.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the junction of Draycott Cross Road and Cheadle Road shortly before 1.00pm this afternoon (Wednesday). An ambulance, two paramedics and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find a collision involving a motorcyclist, a van and a lorry. The motorcyclist, a man, sustained a number of injuries and received trauma care on scene before being airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“Ambulance staff worked closely with fire colleagues on scene to carefully extricate the van driver, a man, from his vehicle following the collision. The man was assessed and treated on scene by ambulance staff before being taken by land ambulance on blue lights to the same hospital for further checks.”

ENDS

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