Four men have been injured after a disturbance in the Milton Street area of Stoke on Trent.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received ten 999 calls to incidents in the area at around 3.05pm on Thursday; they reported multiple casualties.
A total of five ambulances, the Midlands Air Ambulances from Staffordshire and Cosford, along with five paramedic officers were dispatched.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews worked closely with police officers at what was initially a scene spread over a number of streets.
“In total four patients were identified:
“A man in his 20s suffered critical injuries and was taken to hospital on blue lights; the aircrew from the Midlands Air Ambulances from Staffordshire travelled with the patient.
“A man in his late teens suffered serious injuries and was also taken to hospital along with another man in his late teens who had suffered less serious injuries.
“A fourth man self-presented at hospital.
“Excellent teamwork from police and ambulance services ensured that all of the patients got to hospital as quickly as possible.”