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Driver suffers medical episode before car crashes into Cannock house

By Jamie Brassington | Cannock | News | Published:

A driver suffered a medical episode before crashing into a house in Staffordshire.

The scene of the crash. Photo: Staffs Fire

The motorist, a man, was taken to hospital following the crash in Cannock, on Monday.

Emergency services were called to Anglesey Street just before 12pm where a silver car was seen in front of a two-storey house.

Paramedics gave the driver medical treatment at the scene before he was taken to County Hospital, in Stafford.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: "Police were called at noon yesterday to a report of a road traffic collision on Anglesey Street in Cannock. A car had collided with a house.

"The driver is thought to have suffered a medical episode and was taken to hospital for further treatment. The vehicle was recovered."

A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue service said: "Two crews from Cannock attended a road traffic collision on Anglesey Street in Cannock just after noon yesterday.

"They ensured that the vehicle was safe and left the driver in the care of the ambulance service."

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service added: "We were called at 11:56am on Monday to reports a car had crashed into a house on Angelsey Street in Cannock.

"We sent one ambulance to the scene. On arrival we discovered one patient. Crews were told the driver of the car, a man, had suffered a medical episode prior to the collision. He received treatment for that at the scene before being taken to County Hospital."

Jamie Brassington

By Jamie Brassington
Senior Multi-Media Journalist - @JamieB_Star

Senior reporter at the Express & Star. Contact me at jamie.brassington@expressandstar.co.uk.

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