Stoke & Staffordshire

Stoke-on-Trent workman injured by mixing machine

A workman resurfacing a driveway has been taken to hospital after he was seriously injured in Stoke-on-Trent.

He was injured by a mixing machine containing the substance asphalt in Wilson Road, Hanford, at 08:15 BST.

An ambulance and an incident support officer from West Midlands Ambulance Service attended the scene.

The man, in his 30s, was treated for a "very serious" leg injury before being taken to University Hospital North Staffordshire for further treatment.

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