Road traffic collision in Alsagers bank

We received a call just after 10am this morning (Wednesday 3 February) reporting a road traffic collision in Alsagers Bank.

A blue Fiat Punto was involved in the collision on High Lane and the road was blocked for a couple of hours, with traffic backed up in both directions.

Our initial inquiries indicate that the vehicle swerved and was in collision with a wall. The road was closed whilst the vehicle was recovered and the road was clear by 12.30pm.

Our colleagues at the ambulance service attended the incident and the driver was taken to hospital with suspected head and leg injuries.

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire police on 101, quoting incident number 157 0f 3 February.

Road traffic collision in Essington

Officers are appealing for witnesses after a road traffic collision in Essington.

We were alerted to the collision by colleagues at the ambulance service just before 12.30pm yesterday (Thursday 28 January).

Initial inquiries have established a pedestrian was in collision with a white vehicle on Wolverhampton Road after he got off a bus and crossed the road.

The 17-year-old pedestrian received cuts to his face, mouth and nose and grazes to his body and legs. He was taken to New Cross Hospital by the ambulance to be checked over.

Following the collision the driver of the vehicle did stop and speak to the pedestrian but had left the scene prior to emergency service arrival.

We are now trying to trace the driver of this vehicle.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 318 of 28 January.

 

Road traffic collision on A5, Mile Oak

We received a call at 8.20am this morning (Friday 29th January) reporting a road traffic collision between Lichfield and Tamworth.

A red Audi A1 and a Mercedes van were involved in the incident on the A5 at Mile Oak, with one vehicle overturning.

Our colleagues from the ambulance service attended the scene and took one person to hospital with reported slight injuries.

The road was closed for a short while but one lane is currently open and a rolling road block is in place whilst the vehicles are recovered.

Drivers are advised that there are delays in the area and to seek an alternative route if possible.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 113 of 29 January.

 

Road traffic collision on A38, Burton

We received a call at 11.43am this morning (Wednesday 27 January) reporting a road traffic collision in Burton.

A silver Vauxhall Corsa and a bronze Ford Fiesta were involved in the collision on the northbound carriageway of the A38, near Shobnall Bridge.

Ambulance and Fire and Rescue services are in attendance at the location and both lanes have been blocked off by the emergency services while they remove a passenger from one of the vehicles as a precaution, there are no reports of serious injuries.

One passenger has been taken to Derby hospital and the road was clear by 1.30pm.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident number 243 of 27 January.

 

Road traffic collision in Calf Heath

We received a call at 8.20am this morning (Thursday 21 January) reporting a road traffic collision in Calf Heath.

A red Saab and a white Ford Transit van were involved in the collision and Four Crosses Way was blocked on Staight Mile for a short while.

Ambulance services attended but there were no reports of any injuries.

Both vehicles were recovered and the road was clear a short while later.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 111 of 21 January.

 

Road traffic collision in Stafford

We received a call just before 7am this morning (Wednesday 20 January) reporting a road traffic collision in Stafford.

The collision occurred on the junction of Beaconside and Paten Way near to the traffic lights.

A black Ford Fiesta, a blue Citroen and another car were involved in the incident and a lot of debris and oil have spilled onto the road.

Highways are attending to clear the carriageway and the road was closed causing delays in the area. One lane of Beaconside from Redhill is now open but the road remains closed travelling from Weston Road.

Ambulance services are also in attendance at the incident but only minor injuries have been reported.

Drivers are advised to avoid the area and seek an alternative route if possible.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 65 of 20 January.

 

Road closed after lorry sheds its load on A50 near Stoke

We are currently attending an incident on the A50 Westbound in Stoke on Trent.

We received a call just after 1pm today (Tuesday 19 January) reporting a lorry that has shed its load all over the carriageway, just after the Normacot exit heading towards Stoke.

The road is completely blocked and police are setting up diversions.

Highways are in attendance clear the debris from the road and drivers are advised to avoid the area if possible as there are likely to be long delays.

Anyone with any information on the incident is asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 360 of 19 January.

 

TWO ARRESTED FOLLOWING SERIOUS ROAD TRAFFIC COLLISION

Two people have been arrested following a serious collision in the Staffordshire Moorlands.

The one-vehicle collision occurred on the A52 Kingsley Road, between Cellarhead and Kingsley Moor, at approximately 6.10pm last night (Sunday).

A white Citroen Xsara rolled over and ended up in a field.

Emergency services attended the scene and a 34-year-old man was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital with serious head injuries. He remains in a serious but stable condition.

Two other men in the vehicle, aged 24 and 27 and from Stoke-on-Trent, were arrested in connection with the incident and have been bailed, pending further inquiries, to a date in March.

An investigation into the circumstances of the collision is now underway. Witnesses are asked to contact Staffordshire Police on 101, quoting incident number 581 of January 17.

Officers are keen to hear from anyone who saw the vehicle in use before the collision occurred.

Following the collision the road was closed for approximately three hours whilst specialist officers examined the scene.

Did you see a car before a fatal collision in Stourton?

Police are appealing for witnesses to a fatal road traffic collision that occurred around 00:40 hours on Saturday 16th January 2016 on the A580 Bridgnorth Road at Stourton near to the turning for Stourbridge Rugby Club. 

The incident involved a blue ‘R’ registered Subaru Imprezza, which was believed to be travelling in the direction of Stourbridge, which collided with a tree and lamp post. The driver was found in the road near to the vehicle by passing motorists.  Despite the efforts of the members of the public and West Midlands Ambulance Service personnel the male was pronounced dead at the scene.  Specialist officers are supporting the family at this difficult time. 

Stock Photo: CIU Officer at a scene

Officers from the Collision Investigation Unit attended the scene and the road was closed until the early morning whilst a detailed examination took place.  Officers are appealing for any witnesses to the collision or anyone who saw the Subaru beforehand to contact them on 101 quoting incident 38. 

The male involved has been formally identified as Lee WASSELL, 24 years, from Clee View Road in Wombourne.  The family have asked that they be allowed time to come to terms with their tragic loss.

A38 fatal collision – man named

Officers investigating a fatal road traffic collision near Branston, Burton-upon-Trent, are now able to name the man who died.

He was Daniel King, 25, from the Branston area. His family are being offered support from specially trained officers.

Daniel died after he was in collision with a white Volkswagen Golf at around 1.40pm on Monday 28 December.

Emergency services attended the collision which occurred on the southbound carriageway near to the Gate Inn pub, Branston. Sadly, despite motorists and paramedics best efforts Daniel died at the scene.

The road remained closed while specialist collision investigators carried out a detailed forensic investigation at the scene and recovered the car involved. The two occupants of the car were taken to hospital with minor injuries.

Officers would like to thank those who stopped to help at the scene, motorists for their patience while the road was closed and those that have come forward as witnesses.

Anyone else who witnessed the collision is asked to contact PC Dave Burgham at Staffordshire Police on 101 quoting incident 368 of December 28.