Car roof cut off after A5 crash in Cannock

By Jordan Reynolds | Cannock | News | Published:

A car was cut open by firefighters after a crash on the A5 in Cannock today.

The aftermath of the crash on the A5 in Cannock

Firefighters, paramedics and police were sent to the two-car crash which happened on the Watling Street roundabout at about 9am.

The roof of the Peugeot was cut off by firefighters and a woman in her 20s was taken to hospital with "potentially serious" injuries.

Murray MacGregor, spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, said: "One ambulance attended and the crew asked the fire service to come and help extract a patient.

"The patient is a woman in her 20s and she was taken to New Cross Hospital with potentially serious injuries."

A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: "We’re attending a two-car collision on the Watling Street roundabout in Cannock.

The aftermath of the crash

"Called at 9.15am to report of two vehicles, Peugeot and Vauxhall.

"The driver of the Peugeot was complaining of back pain and an ambulance was called."

Anyone with information can call 101 quoting incident ref 172 of 1/10.

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service has been contacted for comment.

Jordan Reynolds

By Jordan Reynolds
Reporter - @jreynolds_star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star.

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