Two in hospital following lorry and car crash in Stafford


A crash between a car and a lorry in Stafford left two people in hospital.

It happened near the Argos Distribution Centre in Acton Gate earlier today (February 25).

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene  at 2.45am and sent two ambulances and a paramedic area support officer to the scene.

The crews discovered a car that had suffered significant damage following a collision with a lorry.

A spokesman said: “There were two patients from the car, both of whom had managed to free themselves from the vehicle.

“The driver of the car, a woman in her 20s, was treated for neck and back pain.

“She was immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board and taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital fur further treatment.

“A man, also believed to be in his 20s, was treated for a suspected leg fracture.

“He was also immobilised with the use of a neck collar and spinal board before being taken to the same hospital.

“The lorry driver was assessed by medics at scene but was uninjured in the incident.”

In a separate incident, two men escaped with minor injuries when the car they were travelling in rolled a number of times in Stone.

The incident happened at the junction of Yarnfield Lane and Moss Lane in Yarnfield, at 11.40pm (February 24).

Paramedics found a car that had come to rest on all four wheels after reportedly rolling a number of times.

Both were men in their 20s, who were treated for minor head injuries before being transported to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further assessment.”


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