Man Airlifted To Hospital With Serious Head Injury

A man has been airlifted to hospital with a ‘serious head injury’ following a collision with a car.

Emergency services were called to Tean Road, in Cheadle, shortly before 3pm after reports of a collision between a pedestrian and a Land Rover.

The road was closed while the incident was dealt with.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman confirmed a number of resources were scrambled to the scene.

He said: “We received a call at 2.52pm to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian.

“The man, in his 40s, was treated for a serious head injury. Initially he had been suffering from a reduced level of consciousness.

“He was immobilised and airlifted to the Royal Stoke University Hospital.

“One ambulance, a rapid response paramedic, the Midlands Air Ambulance, a BASICs doctor and a paramedic officer were in attendance.”

Staffordshire Police were also in attendance and closed the road off while the ambulance service treated the man.

A police spokesman confirmed the force were appealing for information following the incident.

He said: “We were called at 3pm to a collision. The ambulance service were in attendance and the road was closed near the Master Potter pub.

“The vehicle involved was a Land Rover. A man was found with serious injuries.

“The man, 49, from Cheadle, has serious head injuries and has been taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital via air ambulance. An investigation has begun to establish the circumstances.

“If anyone knows anything about this incident, please contact 101 quoting incident number 456 of August 29 or contact Crimestoppers with guaranteed anonymity on 0800 555 111.”

The Midlands Air Ambulance has been called in to assist following an accident in Cheadle.

Emergency services were called to Tean Road, near the Master Potter pub, at 2.52pm this afternoon.

The road is blocked in both directions while the incident, near Wedgwood Road, is dealt with.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 2.52pm to Tean Road in Cheadle.

“One patient, a man, is being treated. One ambulance, a rapid response paramedic and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Staffordshire is in attendance.

“A BASICs doctor and a paramedic officer are en route.”

Staffordshire Police are also aware of the incident and are at the scene.

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