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Man critical after car hit tree and rolled over

A man is in a critical condition after his car hit a tree in Stoke-on-Trent.

It happened on Birches Head Road at 12.45am this morning (24 November).

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “On arrival, ambulance staff discovered a car that had rolled over in the incident and one patient, a man, who had managed to get himself out of the vehicle.

“He was lying on the ground and it quickly became apparent he had suffered serious injuries in the collision.

“Ambulance staff quickly began administering advanced trauma care before the man was anaesthetised by the doctor to stabilise his condition.

“The team then worked quickly to transfer the man to Royal Stoke University Hospital on blue lights and sirens with the hospital having been pre-alerted to the arrival of the man, who at the time was said to be in a critical condition."

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