Appeal following road traffic collision and arrest in Cannock

Appeal following road traffic collision and arrest in Cannock

Police are appealing for information following a three vehicle collision in Cannock, on Tuesday (11 January).

At 8pm, officers received reports that a van had collided with two stationary cars whilst travelling down Littleworth Road – leaving one man trapped inside of the moving vehicle.

Crews from Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Service and paramedics attended the incident alongside police.

A man, in his 60s, was extracted from the vehicle by firefighters and placed in the care of ambulance crews.

He was taken to hospital a short time after. His injuries are not believed to be life-threatening.

A breath test was later conducted – whereby the man gave a reading above the legal alcohol limit.

He was arrested on suspicion of driving a motor vehicle whilst over the legal limit.

Police are keen to speak to anyone who has any information or relevant CCTV/dashcam footage of the incident. Contact Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter, quoting incident 607 of 11 January, or call 101. Alternatively, contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.



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