Woman hospitalised after Featherstone crash

By Jack Averty | South Staffordshire | News | Published:

A woman was rushed to hospital after she was left trapped following a crash between a car and a lorry.

Emergency services were called shortly after 8.30pm

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Cannock Road in Featherstone at 8.35pm last night after the woman, believed to be in her 20s, was trapped in the passenger seat of the car.

A spokesman for West Midlands Ambulance Service, which sent one ambulance, a paramedic officer and a MERIT trauma doctor to the scene, said: “On arrival, crews discovered a woman, believed to be in her 20s, who was trapped in the passenger seat.

“Ambulance staff worked closely with the fire service to free the patient, a process which took about an hour.

“She was assessed and treated for arm and chest injuries and taken on blue lights and sirens to Queen Elizabeth Hospital, Birmingham.

“A man, who managed to get himself out of the car, was uninjured in the incident.”

Jack Averty

By Jack Averty
Senior Reporter - @javerty_star

Reporter with the Express & Star, based at head office in Wolverhampton


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