Man airlifted after being run over by dumper truck at site of new Burntwood housing development

A man has been seriously injured after being run over by a dumper truck at a building site in Burntwood.

The incident happened at the site of the new housing development off Milestone Way just before 9.30am.

A West Midlands Ambulance Service spokesman said: “Crews arrived to the site to find the man had suffered serious leg injuries after being run over by the dumper truck, which was fully loaded at the time of the incident.

“The man, believed to be in his 30’s, received emergency treatment at the scene including pain relief. His injuries included a suspected fractured and dislocated ankle and also severe lacerations to his legs.

“Following emergency treatment by medics, the man was airlifted to Royal Stoke University Hospital for further treatment.”

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