Accident on the Ashby Road
Four people have been taken to hospital following a road traffic collision on the Staffordshire – Warwickshire border this afternoon.
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the Tamworth – Ashby road about three miles out of Tamworth at approximately 4.45pm.
Three ambulances, a paramedic in a rapid response vehicle; an incident support officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Tatenhill were sent to the scene.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Ambulance crews were called to a road traffic incident following reports of a two-car collision.
“Four patients were treated at the scene by ambulance crews and conveyed to hospital.
“A female in her twenties travelling as a front seat passenger was trapped for a short time and received pelvic injuries. She was airlifted to the Queen Elizabeth Hospital in Birmingham.
“The female driver of the car, also believed to be in her twenties, suffered arm, chest and neck pain. She was taken to Queen’s Hospital in Burton.
“Two patients travelling in the other car, a male driver in his fifties and a female in her eighties, were treated for chest injuries and taken to the Queen’s Hospital Burton for further assessment and treatment.”