A man has been airlifted to hospital after he was hit by a car in Stafford.
The accident happened on the junction of Crooked Bridge Road and Prospect Road yesterday afternoon (13 June).
A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokeswoman said:
The cyclist, a man, was initially trapped underneath the car and, once freed, ambulance staff were able to fully assess his condition.
The man had suffered multiple injuries which required advanced trauma care by the doctor and ambulance staff at the roadside.
The man is reportedly in a stable condition and was taken to a specialist major trauma centre Royal Stoke University Hospital.
There is slow traffic on A5192 Cappers Lane / Valley Lane this morning.
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A 39-year-old man has been arrested on suspicion of arson following two incidents in Stoke-on-Trent last night.
The man, who was detained in Manchester this afternoon, has been arrested on suspicion of committing arson with intent to endanger life at the Royal Stoke University Hospital and Staffordshire University’s Beacon building in College Road, Stoke-on-Trent.
Fire broke out at the hospital’s main building at around 6pm yesterday evening. Patients had to be temporarily evacuated from the building. Earlier in the evening at around 4.45pm fire broke out in toilets at Staffordshire University.
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A major incident was declared at Royal Stoke University Hospital following a fire in the Main Building earlier this evening (07 June), which saw people evacuated.
The fire broke out at around 6pm and Staffordshire Fire Service attended the scene.
The fire has since been put out and no injuries have been reported.
The hospital are advising against anyone attending the A&E department at this time.
UPDATE - The fire at Royal Stoke has now been put out. Please do not come to A&E at Royal Stoke at this time. https://t.co/GKbazoN2xL
A spokesman for the hospital said:
The priority is now to ventilate all the wards affected so patients can be safely returned.
We would like to thank all patients, relatives and members of the public for their patience and understanding during this Major Incident.”
Please do not come to the Accident and Emergency Department at Royal Stoke University Hospital at this time.
One lane blocked and heavy traffic on the roadworks area of the M6 Northbound between J16 and J17 due to a broken down van.
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Three lanes of the M6 southbound between junctions 13 and 12 have re-opened.
The carriageway had been closed between following an incident earlier today.
Lane 1 remains closed while repairs are carried out to the barrier.
Drivers are advised that the M6 southbound between junctions 13 and 12 near Stafford is closed due to a serious incident.
- A diversion is in place via the A449 south to the A5 at Gailey:
- At M6 Junction 13 take the exit to A449 south
- Continue along A449 south to its junction at Gailey
- Take the exit to A5 Eastbound and continue to M6 Junction 12
- Route length 6.6 miles