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Staffordshire Fire & Rescue Service - Preventing, Protecting, Responding

Road Traffic Collisions

Fire and rescue crews have attended a number of road traffic collisions overnight and this morning.

The first call received at 9.15pm yesterday reporting an incident in Uttoxeter which involved a car and a horsebox. Firefighters from Uttoxeter, Abbots Bromley and Longton attended the incident and released one male casualty using specialist cutting equipment. He was taken to hospital by land ambulance.

Fire crews received a second call at 10.55pm reporting another road traffic collision on the Audley Road in Alsager. The incident involved one car that had left the roadway. Firefighters from Kidsgrove and Longton removed one casualty from the vehicle using cutting equipment. Two further casualties were treated by paramedics at the scene.

A call was received just after 8am this morning reporting a road traffic collision on the A34 on Yarlet Bank near Stone. Fire crews from Stone and Stafford attended the incident; however, all three casualties had been released from the vehicles prior to the arrival of the fire crews.

Fire and rescue crews from Stafford have attended a road traffic collision on the M6 between junctions 14 and 15. The call was received at around 9.30am this morning. The incident involved a HGV and one car. One female casualty was trapped inside the vehicle and had to be removed by firefighters using specialist cutting equipment. She was then taken to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire by land ambulance.