Two air ambulances take three people to hospital after crash in Stanton, Ashbourne
Three people were taken to hospital by two air ambulances after a crash involving three cars in Stanton, Ashbourne, this morning (Wednesday, April 25).
West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the collision at the junction of the A52 and Dale Lane in Stanton at around 10.20am this morning.
Three ambulances, a rapid response vehicle, a paramedic area support officer, and two Midlands Air Ambulances; one from Cosford with a doctor on board, and one from Staffordshire were dispatched to the scene. Two community first responders were also in attendance.
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: "Crews arrived on scene to find three vehicles that had been in collision.
"Three occupants from one of the vehicles had to be extricated from the car, with the assistance of the fire service.
"The driver, a female in her 20s, was treated for neck and hip pain before being immobilised and conveyed to University Hospital of North Staffordshire, via land ambulance, for further assessment and treatment.
"Two rear seat passengers, a man and a woman, were also treated on scene. Both passengers, also believed to be in their 20's, were treated for abdominal injuries. They were both fully immobilised and airlifted to the same hospital for specialist treatment."