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M54 Westbound closed, heavy traffic due to serious accident, two lorries involved between J2 A449 (Wolverhampton) and J3 A41 (Albrighton).
Three elderly women have been injured in a crash between a bus and a car in Staffordshire.
It happened at 1.15pm yesterday on Leonard Street in Leek.
“Three elderly women, who had been travelling on the bus at the time of the incident, were assessed and treated at the scene.
“One woman was treated for head and knee injuries and was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital.
“A second woman was treated for hip pain and was taken to the same hospital for further treatment.
“A third woman was treated at the scene for minor injuries and was taken to Leek Moorlands Minor Injuries Unit as a precaution.
“No one else was injured.”
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Police officers searching for missing Stephen Jones from Newcastle-under-Lyme have found a body.
The 47-year-old was last seen leaving his home in Dimsdale View West on 5 January.
Police found the body in Cheshire during the early hours of Saturday morning. Formal identification has not yet taken place, but officers think the man is Mr Jones.
His death is not being treated as suspicious, and his family have been informed.
Emergency surgery will no longer take place at Stafford's County Hospital from today.
Patients will be sent to either Stoke or Wolverhampton.
The Trust says surgery was clinically unsustainable in Stafford and £250 million will be invested to ease pressures, but campaigners have expressed concerns.
Delays are likely due to the road being closed because of an accident and barrier repairs on the A38 Southbound between A5121 (Clay Mills) and A5121 (Branston Interchange).
Congestion up to the A5132 The Castle Way (Willington / Eggington Turn Off).
The road is likely to be closed until around 3pm.
Police are appealing for help in tracing a man from Newcastle-under-Lyme who has been missing for just over a month.
47-year-old Stephen Jones was last seen leaving his home in Dimsdale View West on 5 January.
Police believe he may now be in the Bolton area.
Officers say this is totally out of character and they are concerned because he is recovering from medical treatment and has reduced mobility.
He was last seen wearing a black North Face coat, a grey Bart hat, black trousers and brown boots.
The children of women in prison at HMP Drake Hall in Staffordshire will soon be able to spend the night with their mothers in prison run accommodation.
It's to help prepare offenders for release, in the hope of stopping reoffending, and keep stronger links with their children during sentence.
What do you think about the idea?
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Two men have been arrested after two HGVs collided on the M6 in Staffordshire.
The southbound carriageway was closed for a period of time after the collision, which happened at around 2.40am between J16 and J15.
One HGV driver was taken to hospital with serious injuries.
Two men from the other lorry were arrested on suspicion of dangerous driving and having an insecure load. The pair, aged 39 and 42, have been taken into custody for questioning.
The Central Motorway Police Group (CMPG) has now launched an investigation into the accident.