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Stone crash: two quad bikers seriously hurt

By Staffordshire Newsletter  |  Posted: March 17, 2014

Stone crash: two quad bikers seriously hurt: Picture courtesy West Midlands Ambuance

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A quad biker and his passenger were seriously hurt after a head-on collision with a car in Stone yesterday evening.

Three ambulances and a rapid response paramedic were called out to the crash at the junction of Lichfield Road with Priory Road and Cedar Road at 7.l0 pm on Sunday March 16.

The quad biker, a 21-year-old man from the Stone area, was thrown from the bike by the force of the impact, and suffered serious pelvic, chest and leg injuries.

An ambulance spokesman said he was given pain relief at the scene and immobilised with a spinal board and leg splint before being taken to the University Hospital North Staffordshire.

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His passenger, a 22-year-old man from the Stafford area, suffered arm and wrist injuries and was also taken to UHNS.

The driver of the car, a Vauxhall Astra, was treated at the scene by ambulance staff, but did not need hospital treatment.

Police are appealing for witnesses to the collision to contact them on 101, quoting incident number 616 of March 16.

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