Driver suffers serious injuries

Monday 13th February 2017 – 4.20pm – Murray MacGregor.

A woman has suffered multiple serious injuries after a collision between the car she was driving with a lorry.

The crash happened at about 1.50pm on the island under the junction of the A53 and A500 in Stoke on Trent.

Two ambulances and two emergency doctors from the North Staffordshire BASICS scheme were sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “The car had suffered very considerable damage.

“Ambulance staff and the doctors worked with firefighters to extricate the woman.

“She had suffered multiple serious injuries.  After treatment at the scene, the woman, who is believed to be about 30, was taken on blue lights to the major trauma centre with one of the doctors travelling with the ambulance crew.”

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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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