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Female driver cut from overturned car by fire-fighters in Oakamoor in the Staffordshire Moorlands

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 19, 2014

By Belinda Hargreaves

  • Picture by West Midlands Ambulance Service a

  • Picture by West Midlands Ambulance Service b

  • Picture by West Midlands Ambulance Service c

  • Picture by West Midlands Ambulance Service d

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A ROAD into a Staffordshire Moorlands village has been blocked this morning after a one vehicle road traffic collision.

Both the West Midlands Ambulance and Staffordshire Fire & Rescue have been in attendance at the scene of the incident in Star Bank, Oakamoor.

The incident involved a car and a telegraph pole and the female driver, who reportedly had no serious injuries, had to be freed from her overturned vehicle.

The air ambulance was also at the scene, and advice was given to avoid the area as the road was blocked.

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A spokesman for Staffordshire Fire & Rescue said: “We were called at just after 8am this morning to an incident at Star Bank in Oakamoor.

“Crews from Cheadle, Ipstones, and Longton attended the incident which involved a car in collision with telegraph pole.

“Fire fighters have used cutting equipment to free the female driver from the vehicle. She has gone to the University Hospital of North Staffordshire by air ambulance.

"Our crews left the scene at 9.45am."

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