A man has received advanced trauma care after being injured by a falling tree branch in Staffordshire this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service received a 999 call at 12.51pm earlier today (Wednesday) to Stapenhill Gardens, Main Street, Burton-upon-Trent. An ambulance, a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill with two critical care paramedics on board attended the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find fire colleagues working to release the man from beneath a large tree branch which had fallen onto him. Ambulance staff worked quickly to assess the man who had sustained serious injuries in the incident and received advanced trauma care on scene. Once his condition was stabilised, the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency care.”