Two children among four patients after smash outside Sandyford McDonald's

Two children were among the four patients assessed by paramedics following a two-car crash outside McDonald's. Emergency services descended on High Street, Sandyford, following the collision near the fast food restaurant.

It led to long delays on Reginald Mitchell Way with traffic backing up to the A500.

Staffordshire Police have now confirmed that a silver Kia and a grey Skoda were involved in the smash, which happened at 2.30pm today (May 1). The driver of the Skoda is helping officers with their enquiries.

A force spokesman said: "We went to High Street, Tunstall, just after 2.30pm this afternoon (May 1) following a collision involving a silver Kia and a grey Skoda.

"A man, the driver of the Kia, along with a woman and two children, from the Skoda, were assessed at the scene by paramedics from West Midlands Ambulance Service but did not need treatment. The driver of the Skoda, a man, stayed at the scene to help us with our enquiries."

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said in an earlier statement: "We are currently at the scene of a road traffic collision at the junction of Shelford Road and High Street in Tunstall following a call at 3.07pm. One ambulance is in attendance. More details will follow when available.”

Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service was also sent to the scene.

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