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Neighbours in a lucky escape after lorry crash in Endon

By Leek Post and Times  |  Posted: August 09, 2014

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A man was lucky to escape serious injury after the lorry he was driving smashed through a wall, a tree and telegraph pole before stopping in a front garden in Endon.

It happened on the A53 Leek Road at around 10am. Two ambulances and a paramedic attended the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance spokesman said: "Crews arrived to find a lorry in the front garden of a property.

"A wall, tree, telegraph pole and various other items had been damaged in the collision.

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"The driver of the lorry, a man in his 20s, was treated by ambulance staff for a minor head injury.

"A woman in her 70s, who witnessed the incident, was in shock and also required treatment.

"Both were taken to University Hospital North Staffordshire as a precaution."

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