999 crews rush to A53 after car overturns leaving woman injured

Emergency services rushed to the A53 in the early hours after a car rolled over leaving a young woman was injured.

Emergency crews are at the scene
Emergency crews are at the scene

At around 3.07am on Saturday morning, firefighters were called from Market Drayton Fire Station to the scene on the A53 near to the Mullers roundabout in Market Drayton.

A spokesperson for Market Drayton Fire Station said: "On arrival at the scene the incident commander was briefed by officers from West Mercia Police, that a single car had lost control, left the carriageway and collided with a wooden fence, and came to rest on its side in a roadside verge.

"The vehicle had been pushed back onto its wheels prior to the arrival of the emergency services.

"There had been a number of occupants in the vehicle at the time of the collision, thankfully non were trapped, it was found that there was one young adult female casualty lying in a field.

"The crew immediately set about providing lighting at the scene, carrying out a trauma care assessment of the casualty, and making the vehicle electrically safe."

Trauma care assessment which was carried out by two firefighters trained in advanced trauma care, found that the female casualty was complaining of pain in their lower back and pelvic area.

The female casualty was kept as warm as possible until the arrival of paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service.

"On the arrival of the ambulance service a decision was made that due to their being a possibility of a pelvic or spinal injury, that the casualty would require transporting to a regional trauma centre for further assessments and possible treatment," the spokesperson added.

"Paramedics and firefighters worked closely to carefully apply a pelvic binder to the casualty, they were then placed onto a scoop stretcher and immobilised, before carefully being carried to the ambulance.

"The casualty was conveyed by road ambulance on blue lights, to the trauma centre at the Royal Stoke University hospital.

"We would like to wish them a speedy recovery from their traumatic ordeal.

"Non of the other occupants of the car required any medical attention.

"The appliance and crew were detained for approximately fifty minutes at the scene before returning to home station."

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