Man, 26, arrested after car hits pedestrian on Stoke-on-Trent road


A man has been arrested after a pedestrian was hit by a car on a Stoke-on-Trent road.

Emergency services were called to Leason Road, in Meir, just before 3pm this afternoon.

A man suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital by ambulance.

A 26-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, has been arrested in connection with the collision and remains in custody.

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A Staffordshire Police spokesman said: “A man has been arrested after a man suffered serious leg injuries in a road traffic collision in Meir.

“Officers were called at 2.50pm this afternoon (Wednesday 30 December) following reports that a silver Volkswagen Polo had collided with a pedestrian on Leason Road.

A” man suffered serious leg injuries and was taken to the Royal Stoke University Hospital by ambulance.

“A 26-year-old man, from Stoke-on-Trent, has been arrested in connection with the collision and remains in custody.

“Anyone with any information should message Staffordshire Police on Facebook or Twitter quoting incident number 319 of 30 December, call 101 or alternatively contact Crimestoppers anonymously on 0800 555 111.”

The air ambulance was sent to the scene.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “We were called at 2.41pm to reports of a collision between a car and a pedestrian on Leason Road.

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“We sent one ambulance and a paramedic officer and the Midlands Air Ambulance from Cosford to the scene.

“On arrival we discovered one patient, a male, who was the pedestrian. He has been treated for serious injuries, not believed to be life threatening and he was taken to Royal Stoke University Hospital by land ambulance.

“The doctor from the air ambulance travelled in the back of the ambulance to help continue treatment on route.”





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