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Woman and child injured in serious collision in Stafford

Ambulance crews responded to a serious collision involving two pedestrians and a car in Stafford yesterday rush hour.

West Midlands Ambulance Service was called to the incident at the junction of the A449 Mosspit and The Pippins at around 5.45pm last night.

Three ambulances, a paramedic officer and a critical care car from the Midlands Air Ambulance based in Tatenhill responded to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said: “Crews arrived to find two pedestrians, a woman and a child, who had been involved in a collision with a car.

"The woman sustained serious injuries and was given advanced trauma care by the team of ambulance staff on scene before she was taken by land ambulance on blue lights to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further emergency care.

"The girl sustained minor injuries and received treatment at the roadside before being taken to the same hospital as a precaution.

"The car driver, a woman, was checked over on scene and was conveyed to the same hospital for further assessment and treatment.”

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