Two drivers seriously injured in Staffordshire crash

Two drivers were airlifted to hospital with serious injuries following a crash in Staffordshire.

Midlands Air Ambulance

The crash happened on the A515, Rileyhill, near Kings Bromley at around 3.10pm on Friday. Two ambulances, a paramedic officer, and the Midlands Air Ambulances from Cosford and Staffordshire attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in a serious collision.  Both vehicles had suffered substantial damage.

“The woman driving one of the cars, believed to be 21 years old, suffered serious leg injuries, suspected chest injuries and was trapped in her vehicle for around 60 minutes."

She was airlifted to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further emergency treatment.

The woman driving the second car suffered suspected serious pelvic injuries and was trapped for around 90 minutes. She was airlifted to Queen Elizabeth Hospital Birmingham.

Both hospitals had been pre-warned of their arrivals.

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