Man fights for life in Royal Stoke as air ambulance lands

A man has been taken to hospital in a 'critical condition' after a 'medical emergency'. West Midlands Ambulance Service discovered the casualty after being called to Wooliscroft Road, in Bucknall, this afternoon.

An air ambulance landed in a field off the nearby Westfield Road as part of the emergency response. The alarm was raised at 12.40pm today.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: "We were called to a medical emergency at a private address on Wooliscroft Road. Two ambulances and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford were sent to the scene where, on arrival, crews found a man in a critical condition. Ambulance staff immediately began administering advanced life support before he was conveyed via land ambulance to hospital for further treatment."

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