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A building site worker has been airlifted after suffering serious injuries

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Tuesday 3rd May 2016 – 6.10pm – Murray MacGregor.

A building site worker has been airlifted with very serious crush injuries after an incident with a large tracked excavator.

The incident happened at a site in Corporation Street in Stafford at about 3.30pm (Tuesday).

A rapid response vehicle, an ambulance, a paramedic area support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford with the MERIT trauma doctor on board were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, the man was found to have significant injuries on his right side.

“He had his leg splinted and a pelvic binder put in place before he was airlifted to the major trauma centre at Royal Stoke University Hospital.”
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Author: 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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