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Car overturns on Cannock Chase - three injured

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: July 28, 2014

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Three people were injured after their car overturned in a late night crash on Cannock Chase at the weekend.

The car span off the road and ended up upside down in a field next to the Cannock Chase Visitor Centre, in Marquis Drive.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the scene at 11.35pm on Saturday night.

Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle and an ambulance officer were dispatched to the scene.

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The police and fire crews from Rugeley and Cannock were also called out. Firefighters helped paramedics get the driver and passengers out of the car without further injury.

A WMAS spokeswoman said: “On arrival at the scene, crews found a car that had overturned and was upside-down in a field.

“Emergency services worked closely together to ensure that all the occupants from the vehicle were released safely."

The three occupants, all believed to be in their early 20’s, were assessed by ambulance crews at the scene.

One man was treated for shoulder and abdominal pain before being taken to New Cross Hospital, Wolverhampton.

A second man was treated for a head injury and back and neck pain before he was taken to Walsall Manor Hospital.

A woman was also treated for a head injury, as well as back and neck pain before being taken to the major trauma centre at University Hospital of North Staffordshire.

“All three casualties were immobilised and given pain relief at the scene prior to them being transferred to each hospital,” the spokeswoman added.

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