Man seriously hurt in Staffordshire collision

A man was seriously injured when he was knocked down by a car in Staffordshire.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Hednesford Road in Rugeley shortly after 5.30pm today.

An off duty paramedic came across the accident and stopped to help the man.

West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman Claire Brown said: “The pedestrian, a man believed to be in his 60s, sustained a chest injury as well as suspected pelvis and lower limb injuries."

He was taken to University Hospital North Staffordshire by ambulance.