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Driver stable after being cut free following road traffic collision near Leek

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: February 06, 2014

By Leslie Jackson

Driver stable after being cut free following road traffic collision near Leek
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A man is reported to be stable in hospital after he was released from his vehicle following a road traffic collision on the outskirts of Leek on Wednesday February 5) night.

The incident occurred just after 6pm on Macclesfield Road at the junction with the Rudyard turn off.

A police spokesman said: “We received a call to a road traffic collision on Macclesfield Road just after 6pm on Thursday evening.

“A black and green Foden tipper lorry had jackknifed and collided with a 4x4 Mitsubishi Shogun.

“Police, fire and ambulance services all attended. The lorry driver suffered shock and the 4x4 driver was taken to the University Hospital in Stoke where is condition is described as stable.

“The road from Sainsbury’s was closed, while emergency services dealt with the incident. Both vehicle were then recovered from the scene.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service said: “We were called to the incident following reports that a man was trapped in his vehicle.

“Fire appliances from Leek, Ipstones, Longton and Hanley were sent to the scene.

“The incident involved a lorry and a 4x4 vehicle. One male was released from the 4x4. The lorry driver was not trapped in the incident.

“All appliances left the scene at 7.15pm.”

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