Taxi driver hurt in collision with lorry at retail park

A taxi driver was treated by paramedics after being involved in a crash with a truck. Police and paramedics were called to Springfields Retail Park off Newcastle Road, Trent Vale, earlier today following in the incident. As a result of the crash – which officers say took place on the retail park – traffic monitoring site Inrix said the A34 was ‘partially blocked’ in both directions.

A spokesman for Staffordshire Police said: “Inquiries into what happened continue.” Meanwhile, West Midlands Ambulance Service said one ambulance attended the scene. A spokesman said: “We treated one patient, a man who was the taxi driver.

He was treated for minor injuries and discharged at the scene.” Top stories from today’s newsletter Not signed up to the newsletter?

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