Woman Airlifted From Alton RTC - Sunday, 26th April 2015, 8:30pm
A car overturned and a woman was airlifted to hospital following a two-car road traffic collision in Stoke-on-Trent this morning.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to Gallows Green in Alton, shortly after 9.15am and sent two ambulances, a community paramedic, a community first responder, a BASICS doctor and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to find two cars that had been in collision, one with front end damage and one with rear end damage. The car with front end damage had overturned in the incident and come to rest on its side.
“From the car with rear end damage, there was a female patient, believed to be in her 20s.
“She had managed to free herself from the vehicle and was treated by ambulance crews for injuries to her shoulder and hip.
“She was immobilised with the use of a pelvic binder and given pain relief before being airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“From the car with front end damage, a man was assessed by crews and taken to the same hospital by land ambulance.”