Two children among five rushed to hospital after horror crash in Staffordshire
Written by The Newsroom on July 26, 2019
Five people, including two children, have been taken to hospital after a crash in the Midlands.
One woman was airlifted to hospital in a serious condition.
It follows an incident on a Staffordshire road today which saw two cars collide.
One woman was airlifted after emergency services were called to Hednesford Road in Heath Hayes, Cannock, near The Five Ways pub, at around 11.44am this morning (Friday July 26).
Three ambulances, a senior paramedic, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire were sent to the scene, reports StokeonTrentLive.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called to reports of two cars that had been in collision, both of which had suffered front end damage.
“There were five occupants in the two vehicles, all of whom were able to get themselves out.
“The driver of one of the cars, a woman, was treated for multiple injuries and airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham in a serious condition.
“There were two boys who also required assessment from the same car.
“They were treated for potentially serious injuries and taken to Birmingham Children’s Hospital on blue lights and sirens.
“From the second car, ambulance staff treated the driver, a man, and a woman who was a front seat passenger.
“They were both treated for non-life-threatening injuries and taken to New Cross Hospital.”
A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “Officers are currently in attendance with West Midlands Ambulance Service for a serious road traffic collision at Hednesford Road.
“Road closures will be in place for some time around Burntwood Road/ Brownhills Road and Five Ways island.”
A Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service spokeswoman added: “Fire crews from Cannock and Chase Terrace made two vehicles safe, following a road traffic collision at Heath Hayes near Cannock.
“All occupants are out of their vehicles and casualties are being taken to hospital.”
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