Latest on man seriously injured in crash involving lorry

Police have released an update on the pedestrian who suffered serious head injuries following a collision with a lorry in Burton.

A section of Main Street, in Branston, was closed for four hours after the incident which was reported[1] just before 9am yesterday Thursday, June 3.

During the incident a Midland Air Ambulance and a Derbyshire Leicestershire and Rutland Air Ambulance landed nearby at Paget High School.[2]

The male pedestrian was later taken to Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham.

Staffordshire Police has since confirmed that the man remains in Queen’s Medical Centre, in Nottingham, but his injuries are not believed to be life changing or threatening.

Now, Councillor Richard Grosvenor, who represents Branston on East Staffordshire Borough Council[3], said he hoped the man made a full recovery and wanted to pass on his best wishes to his family.

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At the time of the crash, motorists were urged to seek alternative routes due to the road closure while the emergency services were at the scene.

Anyone with any information or dash cam footage should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 178 of June 3 or call 101.”

The man driving the lorry was shaken but otherwise unhurt after the incident. The road reopened at around 1pm.

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References

  1. ^ after the incident which was reported (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
  2. ^ landed nearby at Paget High School. (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
  3. ^ East Staffordshire Borough Council (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
  4. ^ click here (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
  5. ^ here (www.staffordshire-live.co.uk)
  6. ^ here (e.staffordshire-live.co.uk)