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Man found lying on road with serious head injuries

A man was found semi-conscious with serious head injuries on a road in Burton on Trent early this morning.

He had sustained multiple injuries. Credit: ITV News Central

The man, estimated to be in his 20s, was found by a passing motorist opposite the Shell Garage in Belvederre Road at about 4.20am today. The driver pulled him out of the road for safety.

Two ambulances, one from East Midlands Ambulance Service and one from West Midlands Ambulance Service, were sent to the scene along with a rapid response vehicle.

The man, who was estimated to be in his 20s, had suffered multiple injuries, the most serious of which was to his head.

After a doctor's assessment the man was anaesthetised inside an ambulance and then taken by the crew to Royal Stoke University Hospital.

– West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman

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Weekend Picks: Victorian Pumping Station

Victorian Pumping Station: 2nd -3rd January (Claymills, Burton upon Trent)

Twenty-four original stationary steam engines will be on display Credit: Joe Giddens/PA Archive/PA Images

Claymills Victorian Pumping Station are opening their doors for a special steaming event this weekend. Visitors can expect to see two 80 tonne, five storey high beam engines, a steam powered engineering workshop, Blacksmith’s Forge and Joiner’s Shop, a working Victorian bath house, twenty-four original stationary steam engines on display and a fully operational Steam Powered Electrical Generator - the oldest in the country.

The stream engine event will include activities for all the family including operating a steam engine, hands-on model making, a children’s Victorian dressing-up corner and miniature steam engine rides.

For prices, times and more information visit: www.claymills.org.uk

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